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HTML HTML Basics Structuring Your Content Structuring Content Challenge

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804 Points

why is this wrong, why are there no teachers on this site?

Why is this wrong , why are there no teachers answering questions

index.html
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  <head>
    <link href="styles.css" rel="stylesheet">
    <title>My Portfolio</title>
  </head>
  <body>

    <header>
      <section>
      <ul>
      <li><a href="#">About</a></li>
      <li><a href="#">Work</a></li>
      <li><a href="#">Contact</a></li>            
    </ul>

    <h1>My Web Design &amp; Development Portfolio!</h1> 
    <p>A site featuring my latest work.</p>
    </header>

    <h2>Welcome</h2> 
    <p>Fusce semper id ipsum sed scelerisque. Etiam nec elementum massa. Pellentesque tristique ex ac ipsum hendrerit, eget feugiat ante faucibus.</p>
    <ul>
      <li><a href="#">Recent project #1</a></li>
      <li><a href="#">Recent project #2</a></li>
      <li><a href="#">Recent project #3</a></li>     
    </ul </section>>


    <footer>


    <p>&copy; 2017 My Portfolio</p>
    <p>Follow me on <a href="#">Twitter</a>, <a href="#">Instagram</a> and <a href="#">Dribbble</a></p>
  </footer>

      </body>
</html>
Jason Anders
Jason Anders
Treehouse Moderator 145,623 Points

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Posting multiple threads regarding the same topic / question is not acceptable behaviour for the Treehouse Community. I understand that sometimes needing help right away and not getting it can be frustrating, but as with any online learning tool, some patience is needed.

Also, it is much more helpful if you give a detailed explanation as to the problem you are experiencing with the code. A "Why is this not working" does not inform others of where to start to help you troubleshoot.

Now, sometimes, a response is very quick, other times you have to wait a bit. The Community is just students helping students. This is just part of online teaching.
When you do get stuck, you can also search the Community for similar issues, and even Google will yield many answers to challenges from Treehouse.

Anyways, I have deleted from the Community all the multiple posts except for this one. Please refrain from multiple postings in the future.

Thank you.

Jason ~Community Moderator

4 Answers

Justin Olson
Justin Olson
11,641 Points

I apologize as I'm unsure what the issue is, but I can tell you where there is an issue with your markup.

    <ul>
      <li><a href="#">Recent project #1</a></li>
      <li><a href="#">Recent project #2</a></li>
      <li><a href="#">Recent project #3</a></li>     
    </ul </section>>

Your closing tag for the UL is incorrect. You want to close it by adding the > after, then removing the additional > from after the section closing tag, like so:

    <ul>
      <li><a href="#">Recent project #1</a></li>
      <li><a href="#">Recent project #2</a></li>
      <li><a href="#">Recent project #3</a></li>     
    </ul>
</section>

Also, I can't speak for any teachers/instructors, but there are a few people here, like myself, that chip in when we can. Hope this information helps out!

Also, you don't need to post the same issue over and over, just post your problem once and people will help out.

Justin Olson
Justin Olson
11,641 Points

Thank you for elaborating Joseph. :)

Basically what Justin said, but also the challenge states that you must place the <section> element after the <header> element, so it should look like this:

<section>
  <h2>Welcome</h2> 
      <p>Fusce semper id ipsum sed scelerisque. Etiam nec elementum massa. Pellentesque tristique ex ac ipsum hendrerit, eget feugiat ante faucibus.</p>
      <ul>
        <li><a href="#">Recent project #1</a></li>
        <li><a href="#">Recent project #2</a></li>
        <li><a href="#">Recent project #3</a></li>     
      </ul> 
</section>

**Moderator: Moved response from Comments section to Answers for upvoting. :)**
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804 Points

Thanks did not realize this was posting in this way or anyone actually looked at it. At this point there are no double >> I feel like I have added sections to every possible place , its unclear from the instructions if a section tag is even needed so I don't know what I am supposed to be correcting I have continued to try to fix this and at this point its so jumbled that its impossible to read, Are you a student?

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804 Points

Jason - Did not know that. Also did not know at first it was going to a community and not a treehouse employee or anyone had even responded. Do you offer help as the "moderator" ? Thank you to Joseph and Justin !

Jason Anders
Jason Anders
Treehouse Moderator 145,623 Points

Yes, we do answer questions as well.
Moderators are students like yourself. You can have a look at this post someone else opened regarding Moderators.

Now, If you are still struggling with this question... Justin and Joseph are correct in what is wrong. To make implementing their suggestions much easier, I suggest "restarting" the challenge and starting from the beginning, and when you get to the third task (as you have correctly completed 1 and 2), place the opening <section> after the closing </header> and the closing </section> before the opening <footer>. This will put the <section> "between the header and footer" as the instructions want.

Other than that, you seem to be on the right track. :)

:dizzy: