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HTML HTML Basics Images, Text and Links Text Level Elements Challenge

Liang Huang
Liang Huang
5,178 Points

Use the element that displays text in italic to add emphasis to the words "HTML Basics".

I used <i>HTML Basics</i>, but did't work, why?

index.html
<!DOCTYPE html> 
<html>
  <head>
    <title>HTML Text</title>
  </head>
  <body>
    <p>Mike's favorite course is <i>HTML Basics</i></p>
    <p>
      <strong>Mike T. Frog</strong> <br>
      100 Lilypad Way <br>
      Portland, OR 97227 <br>
    </p>
  </body>
</html>

2 Answers

Raffael Dettling
Raffael Dettling
32,998 Points

You need <em> tags instead of <i> tags

Stamos Bolovinos
Stamos Bolovinos
4,320 Points

The <i> element will work to display your text in italics. But still this isn't the correct answer, that's why it was not validated as correct.

According to MDN:

Use this element only when there is not a more appropriate semantic element. For example:

  • Use <em> to indicate emphasis or stress.