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HTML How to Make a Website Creating HTML Content Add Image Gallery Content

james freyre
james freyre
526 Points

While building a website using HTML/CSS, images aren't appearing in the preview workspace. Only links. Any ideas why?

Btw, my code is exactly the same as in the video. I checked mutiple times. Also tried it on Chrome and Edge browsers.

This is my code so far btw. Thanks for all your help!

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html> 
  <head>
    <meta charset="utf-8">
    <title>James Freyre Designer</title>
  </head>
  <body>
    <header>
      <a href="index.html">
        <h1>James Freyre</h1>
        <h2>Designer</h2>
      <a/>
      <nav>
        <ul>
          <li><a href="index.html">Portfolio</a></li>
          <li><a href="About.html">About</a></li>
          <li><a href="Contact.html">Contact</a></li>
        </ul>  
      </nav>
    </header>
<section>
<ul>
  <li>
    <a href="img/numbers-01.jpg" alt=""
      <img src="img/numbers-01.jpg" alt="">
      <p>Experimentation with color and texture.</p>
    </a>
  </li>
    <li>
    <a href="img/numbers-02.jpg" alt=""
      <img src="img/numbers-02.jpg" alt="">
      <p>Playing with blending modes in photoshop.</p>
    </a>
  </li>
     <li>
    <a href="img/numbers-06.jpg" alt=""
      <img src="img/numbers-06.jpg" alt="">
      <p>Trying to create 80's style of glows.</p>
    </a>
  </li>
       <li>
    <a href="img/numbers-09.jpg" alt=""
      <img src="img/numbers-09.jpg" alt="">
      <p>Drips created using photoshop brushes</p>
    </a>
  </li>
      <li>
    <a href="img/numbers-12.jpg" alt=""
      <img src="img/numbers-12.jpg" alt="">
      <p>Creating shapes using repetition.</p>
    </a>
  </li>

</ul>
</section>    
<footer>
  <p>&copy;2017 James Freyre.</p>
</footer>    
  </body>  
</html>
Jonathan Grieve
Jonathan Grieve
Treehouse Moderator 90,705 Points

Hi James, could you post the code you have for us? Maybe a second pair of eyes can help spot something! :-)

3 Answers

Rochell Hill
Rochell Hill
10,677 Points

You left off the '>' after the alt="" portion of some of your code.

Example of your code: <li> <a href="img/numbers-12.jpg" alt="" <img src="img/numbers-12.jpg" alt=""> <p>Creating shapes using repetition.</p> </a> </li>

Try this: <li> <a href="img/numbers-12.jpg" alt=""> <img src="img/numbers-12.jpg" alt=""> <p>Creating shapes using repetition.</p> </a> </li>

Nancy Melucci
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Nancy Melucci
Front End Web Development Techdegree Student 34,491 Points

I can't tell from this code exactly what is going on. I remember that workspaces usually requires the images to be in the images file path. Where are your images? Can the file see them? Are you using the correct extensions?

I am just spitballing here. If this has nothing to do with the problem, I apologize. Good luck!

james freyre
james freyre
526 Points

Thanks so much everybody. In addition to what Rochell noticed, my folder containing the images was titled "images" and not "img." I corrected it and all is okay now. So the following code (marked img) couldn't detect where the images were located. <a href="img/numbers-02.jpg"> <img src="img/numbers-02.jpg" alt="">