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51649d3b4cdb759392000d3e_193280166
Submitted by
Linda Liukas
over 4 years ago

Tips and tricks for Introduction to HTML

  • Did you spell all your tags correctly?
  • Did you include <body>,<head> and <html> tags?
  • Make sure you remember to close the tags in the right order. They should nest, so the most recent one opened should be the first one closed: {()} rather than {(}).
  • Avoid unnecessary space: move the opening and closing commands on the same line

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Please go through the Troubleshooting Guide.

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I'm unable to answer exercise #4.

10 points
52480c5380ff3341d4000e5e_251474232
Submitted by
Marisa
about 4 years ago

24 Comments

6554757af4690f8d6c43bf30997900a1?s=140&d=retro tsanti about 4 years ago

I am stuck on lesson 4 also!

528ae8ec80ff33c203000939_687421740 KhalilDaCoder almost 4 years ago

You still need help tsanti?

D423223898454ed454ec9291bbb18026?s=140&d=retro mooselyWild almost 4 years ago

i need help

50e674d7e734b524700013c5_432394334 jammerk almost 4 years ago

<!DOCTYPE html>



Bad to the Bonez Webpage Inc.

2e03bc1870e4a1568a5989dcae7666a0?s=140&d=retro Seth almost 4 years ago

I'm stuck on #4 as well please help

2e03bc1870e4a1568a5989dcae7666a0?s=140&d=retro Seth almost 4 years ago

This is how I have as I followed the instruction: <!DOCTYPE html>

Bad to the Bonez Webpage Inc.

528ae8ec80ff33c203000939_687421740 KhalilDaCoder almost 4 years ago

If you need someone to help you with your code... try to post it correctly (by formatting it)

528ae8ec80ff33c203000939_687421740 KhalilDaCoder almost 4 years ago

Seth... based off of what you posted in your comment: 1. Two tags should not be in front of your tag

528ae8ec80ff33c203000939_687421740 KhalilDaCoder almost 4 years ago

  1. Two tags should not be behind your tag

528ae8ec80ff33c203000939_687421740 KhalilDaCoder almost 4 years ago

jammerk has it correct!

528ae8ec80ff33c203000939_687421740 KhalilDaCoder almost 4 years ago

I AM on codecademy now (12/7/2013 at 5:32pm), so if anyone needs assistance let me know. I'll be on for a while!

2e03bc1870e4a1568a5989dcae7666a0?s=140&d=retro Seth almost 4 years ago

Hi Yes, I'm not sure what I did wrong with exercise #4.

2e03bc1870e4a1568a5989dcae7666a0?s=140&d=retro Seth almost 4 years ago

Hi Bro..this is how it looks now and I still not right. <!DOCTYPE html>


Bad to the Bonez Webpage

528ae8ec80ff33c203000939_687421740 KhalilDaCoder almost 4 years ago

Hey Set.. this is not correct, but try it. <!DOCTYPE HTML> - capitalize html. I believe I had the same problem when doing this exercise... Also, what browser are you using?

528ae8ec80ff33c203000939_687421740 KhalilDaCoder almost 4 years ago

Sometimes here on codecademy there are some bugs i guess! - Let me know if this helps.

528ae8ec80ff33c203000939_687421740 KhalilDaCoder almost 4 years ago

I used this <!DOCTYPE HTML>

2e03bc1870e4a1568a5989dcae7666a0?s=140&d=retro Seth almost 4 years ago

Got it!! Thanks

2e03bc1870e4a1568a5989dcae7666a0?s=140&d=retro Seth almost 4 years ago

Appreciate your help Bro!! I'm so new to this..

528ae8ec80ff33c203000939_687421740 KhalilDaCoder almost 4 years ago

Yeap! You are welcome Seth... Happy Coding! :)

528ae8ec80ff33c203000939_687421740 KhalilDaCoder almost 4 years ago

If you ever need any help... just post a quick note in this feed, letting me know where you are and what exercise and I'll find you!

528ae8ec80ff33c203000939_687421740 KhalilDaCoder almost 4 years ago

Just remember that <!DOCTYPE html> is the correct syntax, but for some reason it doesn't always work for this exercise.

189c68618795f9cde350787221e4ec76?s=140&d=retro Shadab Khatib almost 4 years ago

It is a DTD for HTML5
For more info on various DTD syntax check this
http://weaveandconnect.blogspot.in/2013/09/doctype-beginning-of-all-html-documents.html

189c68618795f9cde350787221e4ec76?s=140&d=retro Shadab Khatib almost 4 years ago

This program here might give you a better idea how DTD are used
http://weaveandconnect.blogspot.in/2013/09/simple-xhtml-10-strict-program-with-5.html

C0e822afdc6c61f24c7dab7d98216032?s=140&d=retro 1314731 over 3 years ago

hoe stfu


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Hello
This might help out those who are just starting HTML

http://weaveandconnect.blogspot.in/

This blog contains some starter tips and small programs to understand HTML better

Have fun programming

493 points
189c68618795f9cde350787221e4ec76?s=140&d=retro
Submitted by
Shadab Khatib
almost 4 years ago

1 Comment

415d0a5209ad5ce6711523cf8a0fc1a0?s=140&d=retro Umaz Archer over 3 years ago

Hi this might also help those who are looking for cost effective HTML coders:
www.AffordableWebProgrammers.com

Thanks.


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я плохо понимаю то что сдесь написано,перево не очень,кто может помочь

5 points
12ed4e1d95621003ee95f47294cdd287?s=140&d=retro
Submitted by
ruslan kupriyanov
over 4 years ago

3 Comments

543825ef80ff33a7af00014a_475378528 Tonkec Palonkec over 4 years ago

попробовай писать на английском языке. Что точно не понимаеш?

Picture Arcade Luke about 4 years ago

i love russia.
all in agreement say prevyit.

Cdb210f34f2ab0e8cb0d0a85c5bb8a46?s=140&d=retro adrian483 over 3 years ago

Вы можете копировать то, что вы не понимаете. Затем, вы можете вставить их в Google Translate. Это будет переводить на русский. Убедитесь, что вы выберите "English" на верхней части левой рамки, и "Russian" в верхней части правого поля.


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Just install Firefox or google chrome, more friendly for web designer has my teacher told me. You can have more browsers on a system..

254 points
51d4ff7a9c4e9d32eb003420_203447405
Submitted by
Alex
over 4 years ago


0 votes

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I would also like to bring up to anyone who may have this problem. If you click on the "click and open new tab to see" hyperlink and then click on back and try to submit your answer it doesn't work. You need to resend your answer again even if you see that your answer may still be there.

185 points
5293789fabf8217cf8002b94_5180793
Submitted by
Technoman55
almost 4 years ago


-1 votes

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49 points
C0e822afdc6c61f24c7dab7d98216032?s=140&d=retro
Submitted by
1314731
over 3 years ago

1 Comment

C0e822afdc6c61f24c7dab7d98216032?s=140&d=retro 1314731 over 3 years ago

i love hotdawgs


-2 votes

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I have IE 9 and it does not work. See comments below about IE 10.
Answer edited on 3-16-13

107 points
51453c545e90f4eda10024a2_585551344
Submitted by
steve1916
over 4 years ago

12 Comments

58ee1def2ddfa314630001c6_770779860 Brian Haas over 4 years ago

Im really soory to say that too. Good Coder should also be able to do websites in Internet Explorer.. But if the website which should teach some guys how to learn this does not even support IE, how should the learn?

Should be improved!

6dace30bd7189030b97bbe3ac98b15f2?s=140&d=retro arcWhiz69743 over 4 years ago

Except, Victor, some people CAN'T use other browsers, whether you consider them better or not. I'm allowed to have only IE on my machine (permissions are locked to so much as download another) which means that I CANNOT use this lesson, much as I may want to. CA should support IE and Safari, which are probably the two most commonly-used browsers in the world.

51453c545e90f4eda10024a2_585551344 steve1916 over 4 years ago

It looks like the learning curve is steep for the CA development team. MY system did not work with IE 9 (windows 7), but after updating to IE 10 everything seems to be working except for some minor bugs with the editor. I am also putting my code in Notepad, but it's not a great editor, although it would be nice to be able to copy code out of the CA editor. Maybe next week?

51470ae0b09d898a4d000107_20821252 Emmanuel Adapoe over 4 years ago

Can someone explain briefly to me how a web browser functions
NB: Please give an in-depth description of how a web browser functions. please give software and hardware explainations..

Picture Ireleigh over 4 years ago

How do I save and submit!!!

F77c55c46911908c8f63f55dac983ea8?s=140&d=retro AngelKillar over 4 years ago

idk

A3971db699c1f89de7a6d7db4d4a4229?s=140&d=retro debmoser over 4 years ago

I cannot read the instructions on the left side of your page. I am unable to scroll down

D785451fee000ddc78739ba75088b967?s=140&d=retro kirin2_51c456e6282ae3256000f8d6_dele over 4 years ago

If you don't know how to save and submit, just give up ffs

51b990b48c1cccd4300070bf_756747085 jack over 4 years ago

whhhhhhhaaaaaaaaaattttttttttttt

5236f16cabf821fe07001751_877837846 Ady Boy <3 xx about 4 years ago

lol ffs

52480c5380ff3341d4000e5e_251474232 Marisa about 4 years ago

I'm stuck in the third exercise.

528ae8ec80ff33c203000939_687421740 KhalilDaCoder almost 4 years ago

Do you still need help Marisa?


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Thanks Linda!

477 points
51b7654e8c1ccc600a00d52a_22670939
Submitted by
Karen Baker
over 4 years ago

2 Comments

51b990b48c1cccd4300070bf_756747085 jack over 4 years ago

yh she helped me ;)

5236f16cabf821fe07001751_877837846 Ady Boy <3 xx about 4 years ago

how?


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Hi - I just wanted to say everything worked perfectly for me. I had a second look on a couple of occassions to observe what was happening (e.g. that title thing changing the tab in my firefox at the top of the page). I know absolutely nothing and this is working like a dream for me! Thanks Codeacademy!

17 points
E045574d0863bb4c51527dc1b2d64714?s=140&d=retro
Submitted by
Leanne Elliott
over 4 years ago

1 Comment

4effa24af826166d7c97324d04f82a83?s=140&d=retro Muhammad Azeem over 3 years ago

hello.....plz i would like to talk help frm u .....


-2 votes

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I am using firefox and when I try to input my title: this is my title Nothing shows up on the page. I dont see any errors, but my instructions tell me to do this. (yet there is no result). Whats up with that??

19 points
51e593558c1ccc31b30004f2_816192222
Submitted by
Gregory
over 4 years ago

5 Comments

Picture 耿乐乐 over 4 years ago

why not use chrome

51b990b48c1cccd4300070bf_756747085 jack over 4 years ago

hmmmmmm..... tits

5236f16cabf821fe07001751_877837846 Ady Boy <3 xx about 4 years ago

true hawwt

84817ab1c9007120df418b82a465e1b9?s=140&d=retro Suusvdwees almost 4 years ago

I have the same.. Wasn't able to find out why either.

8ac0eabe68768861591b5e17a47c3955?s=140&d=retro Molly over 3 years ago

Me too the paragraphs are fine but no title


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i cant see anything on the result window when i type the code in the text.html editor. the only thing i could see is a message at the bottom of the editor saying your code is correct.

Please help

158 points
403aaceffea944193ee6a8fe073b83b2?s=140&d=retro
Submitted by
Arun.Raju
over 4 years ago

4 Comments

51649d3b4cdb759392000d3e_193280166 Linda Liukas over 4 years ago

Can you send us a screenshot through help.codecademy.com? This would be very helpful.

51425c3f53f5f2a80f00220b_217792787 Andrew Stock over 4 years ago

I have the same result.

Fcde20e303fe18c3aad740bfdef5bac7?s=140&d=retro Lili over 4 years ago

I experienced that. What happen is, your code is correct, but there's no text in between the tags for anything to be displayed. Try this: Text that you want to be shown in between the tags

5236f16cabf821fe07001751_877837846 Ady Boy <3 xx about 4 years ago

hahaha lol


-4 votes

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Double thanks :)

477 points
51b7654e8c1ccc600a00d52a_22670939
Submitted by
Karen Baker
over 4 years ago


-4 votes

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52 points
51b43c8e9c4e9d8b37013891_351901721
Submitted by
Patrick Sun
over 4 years ago


-5 votes

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Introduction to HTML doesn't work. can anyone help pls?

786 points
5240d4e0f10c60da0600106e_497117954
Submitted by
Tirkish
over 4 years ago

14 Comments

Ad772b628f8fbee08e0eae3d69ab6f11?s=140&d=retro trymybestalways over 4 years ago

all in a row like that?!

Ad772b628f8fbee08e0eae3d69ab6f11?s=140&d=retro trymybestalways over 4 years ago

that works thanks :)

86e3ccafae0345fd9ea70148be6145e8?s=140&d=retro lobos54321 over 4 years ago

sorry, i have same problem .
<!DOCTYPE html>

lobos art zone

5240d4e0f10c60da0600106e_497117954 Tirkish over 4 years ago

@trymybestalways you welcome

5240d4e0f10c60da0600106e_497117954 Tirkish over 4 years ago

@lobos54321 i think you should write the title as shown in the guidelines

51470ae0b09d898a4d000107_20821252 Emmanuel Adapoe over 4 years ago

Can someone explain briefly to me how a web browser functions
NB: Please give an in-depth description of how a web browser functions. please give software and hardware explainations..

72dcfe70459a787f128b208ad038c1ed?s=140&d=retro eas524 over 4 years ago

I don't have a test HTML section to the right of the text. It doesn't show up. When I scroll to the bottom there is a box but it won't let me click in there. Doesn't seem to work well on IE I believe I have 8

5d3ece22b12be00c048519b6cb6b94e3?s=140&d=retro prad over 4 years ago

<!DOCTYPE html>

Bad to the Bonez Webpage Inc

This does not work. I dont see any mistake with the code.

07e86d0d8912270fdfd8122f5a6dd7aa?s=140&d=retro DKD over 4 years ago

I agree with Prad. In fact I tried writing each phrase in different lines as well, still the code does not come.

Ba0eb2fe2d081b27b235a8c2f6bad0c8?s=140&d=retro mistertran over 4 years ago

I echo prad and DKD. Any ideas on why the title in not showing up, anybody?

Ba0eb2fe2d081b27b235a8c2f6bad0c8?s=140&d=retro mistertran over 4 years ago

I found that if I deleted the , the text shows up.

Ba0eb2fe2d081b27b235a8c2f6bad0c8?s=140&d=retro mistertran over 4 years ago

Hey DKD and Prad, I think the head is only for information about the site; it is not supposed to show up.

07e86d0d8912270fdfd8122f5a6dd7aa?s=140&d=retro DKD over 4 years ago

Could be mistertran. What your saying does make some sense.

5236f16cabf821fe07001751_877837846 Ady Boy <3 xx about 4 years ago

praddy loooooool


-6 votes

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Do you or do you not support IE, the first HTML lesson says you do but you say you don't.

1 point
9ddf4ceceb2c08e49535089952377d7d?s=140&d=retro
Submitted by
Harthpg
over 4 years ago

7 Comments

42310a9edebcd112240c9b9f4398269d?s=140&d=retro maddie_easley over 4 years ago

It works much better and with less problems on Chrome or Firefox rather than IE or Safari.

51649d3b4cdb759392000d3e_193280166 Linda Liukas over 4 years ago

Yep - agreed. We try to support IE9, but seem to run often into problems with it, so the best solution is to use Chrome or Firefox.

3516077c73e97df930dd1a26f4259862?s=140&d=retro Praveen over 4 years ago

I done making the head but when clicking submit it it telling please enter text shown in instructions

99690ecae4bf4e88b9468cccc7eb86bf?s=140&d=retro jtmasters over 4 years ago

Yeah I went through the entire HTML course with IE and had little problems. I go back today to refresh everything and now I have to change browsers. Really cutting into the potential of this site by having requirements like this.

51470ae0b09d898a4d000107_20821252 Emmanuel Adapoe over 4 years ago

Can someone explain briefly to me how a web browser functions
NB: Please give an in-depth description of how a web browser functions. please give software and hardware explainations..

Eef6dd6d80046733580e7e442b39d7f1?s=140&d=retro Victor Joel Valdez-Hidalgo over 4 years ago

Chrome and Firefox have much more better support than IE10, I suggest using them for all your HTML needs.

5236f16cabf821fe07001751_877837846 Ady Boy <3 xx about 4 years ago

hiya praveen


-6 votes

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<!DOCTYPE html>
Bad to the Bonez Webpage Inc
it works thanks

786 points
5240d4e0f10c60da0600106e_497117954
Submitted by
Tirkish
over 4 years ago


-6 votes

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I get the same problem, I´m 99% sure I solved it correctly, but I get the same message.

606 points
Picture
Submitted by
Jakob Sabinsky
over 4 years ago


-18 votes

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UNABLE TO TYPE ANYTHING IN LESSON ONE OR LESSON 2. WHAT AM I MISSING OR DOING WRONG?

9 points
A41652a3be44703e595dcf5a1d511f5b?s=140&d=retro
Submitted by
Jubouse
over 4 years ago

4 Comments

51649d3b4cdb759392000d3e_193280166 Linda Liukas over 4 years ago

Can you send us a screenshot through help.codecademy.com? This would be very helpful.

5199d09ae623191b8b001bbe_659700892 Tajei over 4 years ago

Try reloading the browser

Cdb210f34f2ab0e8cb0d0a85c5bb8a46?s=140&d=retro adrian483 over 3 years ago

Connect the keyboard to your computer. :) :) :) :) :) :) :) :)

541c44d8548c35b82f002a3c_228774915 Rideedee over 2 years ago

reload the browser,or make sure u connected the keyboard LOL