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HTML HTML Basics Going Further with HTML Email Links and Entities Challenge

What's the copyright code for html? The objectives keeps telling me: "Bummer:" Please help.

<h3>Design & Development</h3> <p>Contact me at <a href="mailto:cookiesonbake@gmail.com">this email</a>.</p> <p>©2017</p> </body> </html>

index.html
<!DOCTYPE html> 
<html>
  <head>
    <title>My Page</title>
  </head>
  <body>
    <h3>Design & Development</h3>
    <p>Contact me at <a href="mailto:cookiesonbake@gmail.com">this email</a>.</p>
    <p>&copy;2017</p>
  </body>
</html>

6 Answers

David Brener
David Brener
3,794 Points

Julia, Your problem seems to be in the HTML itself. Use the ampersand like this Design &amp; Development and try &copy; 2017 Please refer to my code block below.

<!DOCTYPE html> 
<html>
  <head>
    <title>My Page</title>
  </head>
  <body>
    <h3>Design &amp; Development</h3>
    <p>Contact me at <a href="mailto:cookiesonbake@gmail.com">this email</a>.</p>
    <p>&copy; 2017</p>
  </body>
</html>
David Brener
David Brener
3,794 Points
<!DOCTYPE html> 
<html>
  <head>
    <title>My Page</title>
  </head>
  <body>
    <h3>Design &amp; Development</h3>
    <p>Contact me at <a href="mailto:cookiesonbake@gmail.com">this email</a>.</p>
    <p>&copy; 2017</p>
  </body>
</html>
Gari Merrifield
Gari Merrifield
9,597 Points

David's answer shows the correct syntax, but offers no explanation, so I would add the following :

Bare ampersands would be a problem. HTML Entities start with the ampersand and end with a semi-colon.

A little about reserved characters : https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Glossary/Entity

And a couple of charts to help you find the entity you need :

https://dev.w3.org/html5/html-author/charref

https://www.freeformatter.com/html-entities.html

Mohamed Hassanin
Mohamed Hassanin
6,517 Points

Remove Ⓒ symbol and write © this entity rather than Ⓒ symbol so the browser will render it to Ⓒ symbol , and the objectives will not telling you Bummer anymore.

Gari Merrifield
Gari Merrifield
9,597 Points

except it won't like the bare ampersand either...

Pepe Toño
Pepe Toño
13,814 Points

In this excersise you have to symbols you need to write in html code, the first one is: "&" and the second one is: "the copyright"; for the first one replace by "&" and for the second one replace by "©". Happy coding!

I'm still stuck. I can't get it to work.

Bummer: Make sure you're setting the entity for the ampersand.
index.html

<!DOCTYPE html> <html> <head> <title>My Page</title> </head> <body> <h3>Design & Development</h3> <p>Contact me at <a href="mailto:cookiesonbake@gmail.com">this email</a>.</p> <p>&COPY; 2017/p> </body> </html> ​

I want thank everyone that came to he my recuse for the challenge question that I was stuck. You all are awesome. Thanks again for the support.

Julia C.