HTML HTML Forms Choosing Options Create Checkboxes

Adan Botello
Adan Botello
1,830 Points

Stuck on Html forms again... please help.

What am I missing or doing wrong? I've tried writing the code in many different ways including the way we were shown to do it in workspaces during the lesson. Please help me so I can move on from this challenge task. Thanks.

<!DOCTYPE html>
    <meta charset="utf-8">
    <title>HTML Forms</title>
    <form action="index.html" method="post">
      <h1>Shirt Order Form</h1>
      <label for="color">Shirt Color:</label>
      <select id="color" name="shirt_color">
        <option value="red">Red</option>
        <option value="yellow">Yellow</option>
        <option value="purple">Purple</option>
        <option value="blue">Blue</option>
        <option value="green">Green</option>
        <option value="orange">Orange</option>
      <label>Shirt Size:</label>
      <input type="radio" id="small" value="small" name="shirt_size"><label for="small">Small</label><br>
      <input type="radio" id="medium" value="medium" name="shirt_size"><label for="medium">Medium</label><br>
      <input type="radio" id="large" value="large" name="shirt_size"><label for="large">Large</label><br>

      <input type="checkbox" id="shipping" value="fast_shipping"><label for="shipping"><label>Fast Shipping</label><br>
      <input type="checkbox" id="newsletter" value="subscribe"><label for="newsletter"><label>Subscribe to Newsletter</label><br>

      <button type="submit">Place Order</button>
Adan Botello
Adan Botello
1,830 Points

Error mesage says:

Bummer: You need to add an <input> element with a type of "checkbox" and an id of "newsletter" within the <form> element.

2 Answers

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
172,167 Points

The instructions said "Don't add any labels or line breaks yet.", but that wouldn't actually cause an issue in itself. The challenge doesn't see the new checkbox because it is inside a label element started on the previous line:

...<label for="shipping"><label>Fast Shipping</label><br>

Note that there are two start tags on the line, but only the inner one ends.

Adan Botello
Adan Botello
1,830 Points

Thank you both that fixed my problem.

Alex Koumparos
Alex Koumparos
Python Web Development Treehouse Moderator 33,371 Points

HI Adan,

Your problem is in your checkbox lines. You have two opening <label> tags for each line.



Adan Botello
Adan Botello
1,830 Points

Thank you both that fixed my problem.