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HTML HTML Lists HTML Lists

What's wrong with my code?

what's wrong?

index.html
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  <head>
    <title>HTML Lists Challenge</title>
  </head>
  <body>

    <h1>HTML Lists Challenge</h1>

    <ol>
      <li>Stop</li>
      <li>Drop</li>
      <li>Roll</li>
    </ol> 

    <ul>
      <li>Shapes</li>
      <ul>
      <li>Shapes</li>
    </ul>
      <li>Colors</li>
    </ul><!-- Write your code below -->


  </body>
</html>

2 Answers

Luke Towers
Luke Towers
15,328 Points

An list container element (ul or ol) can only contain list elements (li) within in them while list elements can have other types of child elements. To achieve what you are trying to do (lists inside of lists), you'll need to put your sub list container elements inside of the listing elements. So, your code should look like the below:

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
    <head>
        <title>HTML Lists Challenge</title>
    </head>
    <body>
        <h1>HTML Lists Challenge</h1>

        <ol>
            <li>Stop</li>
            <li>Drop</li>
            <li>Roll</li>
        </ol> 

        <ul>
            <li>
                Shapes
                <ol>
                    <li>Squares</li>
                    <li>Circles</li>
                </ol>
            </li>
            <li>Colors</li>
        </ul>
    </body>
</html>
Jennifer Nordell
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STAFF
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Jennifer Nordell
Treehouse Teacher

Hi there! Shapes is only supposed to appear once and it needs to have an ordered list inside it. Instead, you've made a copy of Shapes and put it inside a second unordered list. Try it again with these hints in mind! :sparkles: