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Python Flask Basics Templates and Static Files Template Inheritance

Unable to get this to work, tried so many variations of the code. Please help? Thank you

{%extends "layout.html"%} {%block title%}Homepage{%endblock%} {%block content%}Smells Like Bakin'!Welcome to my bakery web site!{%endblock%}

flask_app.py
from flask import Flask
from flask import render_template

app = Flask(__name__)


@app.route('/')
def index():
    return render_template('index.html')
templates/index.html
{%extends "layout.html"%}
{%block title%}Homepage{%endblock%}
{%block content%}Smells Like Bakin'!Welcome to my bakery web site!{%endblock%}
templates/layout.html
<!doctype html>
<html>
<head><title>{%block title%}Smells Like Bakin'{%endblock%}</title></head>
<body>
{%block content%} {%endblock%}
</body>
</html>

2 Answers

Jeff Muday
MOD
Jeff Muday
Treehouse Moderator 28,715 Points

From a cursory examination, I can see no problems with your code.

With the possible exception of not having this at the bottom of the Python file (but you may be running it with Flask itself and then it wouldn't be needed.)

if __name__ == '__main__':
    app.run(debug=True)

Did you do it as a Treehouse workspace? If so you could SNAPSHOT the workspace (it is a suitcase icon) in the upper right of the workspace.

Then you could share the workspace here and the community could troubleshoot it.

for others who had this issue - this is what passed

{% extends "layout.html" %} {% block title %}<title>Homepage</title>{% endblock %} {% block content %}

<h1>Smells Like Bakin'!</h1> <p>Welcome to my bakery web site!</p>

{% endblock %}