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HTML Introduction to HTML and CSS Adding a New Web Page Test: Write and Style an Element

Anthony Tiseo
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Anthony Tiseo
Front End Web Development Techdegree Graduate 17,439 Points

The instructions state to add a <body> element after the <head> element. I did that already. Why doesn't it work?

The instructions state to add a <body> element after the <head> element. I did that already but it still comes back as incorrect. Why doesn't it work?

index.html
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html lang="en">
  <head>
    <body>

    </body>
  </head>
</html>

4 Answers

Your body element is inside the head element

After would look like this

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html lang="en">
  <head>
  </head>

  <body>
  </body>
</html>
Austin Whipple
Austin Whipple
29,686 Points

Hi Anthony,

You'll want your <body> element outside of the <head> (but still inside <html>).

Here's an example of basic HTML structure: https://www.w3schools.com/html/html_basic.asp

Collin Smith
Collin Smith
10,538 Points

So close! You only have to move the closing head tag above the opening body tag! Everything else looks great.