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Stuck on Code Challenge. I cannot get past the 3rd step

I keep getting an error that I need to link to index.html but, I think I have it right so there is something I'm not seeing. Any help is appreciated.

<!DOCTYPE html> <html> <head> <meta charset="utf-8"> <title>Nick Pettit</title> </head> <body> <header> <a href="index.html"> <nav> <ul> <li><a href="index.html">Portfolio</a></li> <li><a href="about.html">About</a></li> <li><a href="contact.html">Contact</a></li> </ul> </nav> <h1>Nick Pettit</h1> <h2>Designer</h2> </a> </header> <section></section> <footer> <p>© 2013 Nick Pettit.</p> </footer> </body> </html>

index.html
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  <head>
    <meta charset="utf-8">
    <title>Nick Pettit</title>
  </head>
  <body>
    <header>
      <a href="index.html">
        <nav>
          <ul>
            <li><a href="index.html">Portfolio</a></li>
            <li><a href="about.html">About</a></li>
            <li><a href="contact.html">Contact</a></li>
          </ul>
        </nav>
        <h1>Nick Pettit</h1>
        <h2>Designer</h2>
      </a>
    </header>
    <section></section>
    <footer>
      <p>&copy; 2013 Nick Pettit.</p>
    </footer>
  </body>
</html>

2 Answers

Maybe this is why, but I am confused as to why you have your anchor tag closing after your nav. What you have written; <a href="index.html"> <nav> <ul> <li><a href="index.html">Portfolio</a></li> <li><a href="about.html">About</a></li> <li><a href="contact.html">Contact</a></li> </ul> </nav> <h1>Nick Pettit</h1> <h2>Designer</h2> </a>

You are telling your document that from nav to /nav, everything that is clickable there should redirect you to index.html. I think that's your issue.

Edit: Not sure why, but the opening anchor tag is not showing up.

That was the issue. I guess I should have put my nav and ul after the h1 and h2 and /a tags. Once I made that change it passed with no issue.

thank you for your help!!!

That was already in the code challenge code when I opened it I believe. Going to try your suggestion and will post back! Thank you for responding.