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Facbdd2d01da0e7d8a641cd80c7586b9?s=140&d=retro
Submitted by
insane1999
over 3 years ago

The tag on the browser don't change?

I typed Bad to the Bone Webpage Incalready.but the tag of the browser's tab didn'tchange


3 votes

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As long as you know to do this:

<head>
<title>Bad to the Bonez Webpage Inc.</title>
</head>

... put your title between <title></title> tags and place your title tags between the <head></head> tags... you have learned what you need to learn!

891 points
528ae8ec80ff33c203000939_687421740
Submitted by
KhalilDaCoder
over 3 years ago

3 Comments

102bdbe09fd0e899e71cb1a0c391d216?s=140&d=retro ChiselD over 3 years ago

I agree that the important thing here is simply to learn the function of the tags, but when you do something correctly and don't get any response, it's natural to think "What was the point of learning that? It doesn't do anything!" I'm guessing that this is the feeling among many people on the help forum who are frustrated by this lesson not working.

528ae8ec80ff33c203000939_687421740 KhalilDaCoder over 3 years ago

I agree.

528ae8ec80ff33c203000939_687421740 KhalilDaCoder over 3 years ago

But, you're right... if you are a newcomer, you are looking for something to happen according to the way the lesson describes that it is suppose to work, but then it doesn't. And then you are thinking that you have done something wrong and then spend an inordinate amount of time searching for an answer that you cannot find, only to find out that you hadn't made a mistake in the first place. - Pure Frustration! Lol


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I had exactly the same problem. My code was all correct and yet the site header did not change. Only after reading through several posts by people in the help forum who were having exactly the same issue did I learn that it is a system glitch that requires all the code to be on one line.

There seem to be two very obvious solutions to this, and I'm surprised neither of them has been put into effect yet:
1) Put an explanation of this glitch in the lesson text.
or, even better:
2) Fix the glitch.

It's extraordinarily frustrating to come here as a beginner and, in your very first lesson, become convinced that you must be doing something wrong that you can't figure out, only to discover after a long time that it is NOT your fault but rather the website's.

I have to say I will not be recommending this website to anyone else until the many errors have been reduced to the point where I can actually spend more of my time on here learning than submitting bug reports.

773 points
102bdbe09fd0e899e71cb1a0c391d216?s=140&d=retro
Submitted by
ChiselD
over 3 years ago

7 Comments

528ae8ec80ff33c203000939_687421740 KhalilDaCoder over 3 years ago

In my personal opinion, that would be a mistake to suggest to others to not utilize this site. I luckily came across this site just a little over 1 month ago and have learned much. Check my profile and accomplishments. I don't know a lot, but I have learned techniques that even in the 6 years that I have been studying HTML and CSS did not know until I got here. You would only do a disservice to yourself and others that might benefit from a site like this. There are going to be glitches in every system. From my understanding, this site is run by just a few hard working volunteers and it is ABSOLUTELY FREE! Now, there are some other great resources out there, and I AM utilizing most of them. And I must say that Codecademy is right at the top of my list. There are great resources here for all of us to learn from and get answers to any problems that we might come across. Just stick with at as I have and you'll come to find that you are in ONE of the right places. Trust Me! You won't learn everything here, but you will be introduced to plenty to get you started.... Happy Coding!

528ae8ec80ff33c203000939_687421740 KhalilDaCoder over 3 years ago

...and we should realize what type of resources and work have to go into not only building a site like this but maintaining it as well....

528ae8ec80ff33c203000939_687421740 KhalilDaCoder over 3 years ago

I don't work for Codecademy, don't know anyone associated with Codecademy, except for those that have helped me when I've run into a problem. If you need any assistance in the future, feel free to reach out to me here, Facebook, or Twitter and if I can assist you with my limited knowledge I will. And, if I can't help I will at least try to point you in the right direction. You can check my FaceBook page to find out some of the other resources that I use and are familiar with that will help all of us on our journey to learn! www.facebook.com/khalil.dacoder

102bdbe09fd0e899e71cb1a0c391d216?s=140&d=retro ChiselD over 3 years ago

KhalilDaCoder, thanks for your response. I agree that it's definitely important to recognize the work the site creators put into it. However, I first created an account on this site almost a year ago and ended up deleting it in frustration because way back then I was already running into the exact same problems that I still see now, over 10 months later. It's rather disappointing that in such a long time they haven't managed to eradicate such basic errors. I realize it's a free service and am extremely grateful for what the Codecademy team provides, but I think they could be doing much better for themselves if they employed a few basic techniques such as proofreading lessons and supplying a "bug report" option so that we don't have to come complain about it on the forums. It's really remarkable, for example, how many irritated posts on the forum are talking about this one, very easy to fix, problem! It seems to me that after seeing how many users are confused and annoyed by this lesson, it would be the work of a moment to add a note to the lesson saying "Make sure to enter all your code on one line." And voilĂ , problem solved!

528ae8ec80ff33c203000939_687421740 KhalilDaCoder over 3 years ago

Great point and you are exactly right. I too have the same questions and irritations at time. I think that those of us who are concerned and have the ability to help with these issues should be allowed to in some manner, way, or fashion. With all of the people that participate on this site, there has to be away for those of us skilled and qualified enough to be able to volunteer somehow to assist. That way as a collective we could probably make Codecademy what many of us think that it is or hope that it could be. I just think that they need more help.

528ae8ec80ff33c203000939_687421740 KhalilDaCoder over 3 years ago

The other problem that I see is there is not (correct me if I'm wrong) a direct to connect with the IT Team / Moderators, so that they can address the smaller issues and correct them immediately! There are some great moderators on here but you can only find them if you are in another feed that they are in. Which causes another problem, because now you're trying to address an issue that absolutely nothing to do with the forum that posted your issue in... Lol Lol.... Like the conversation we're having right now! Lol Lol Smile...


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Post your code and I may be able to assist you!

891 points
528ae8ec80ff33c203000939_687421740
Submitted by
KhalilDaCoder
over 3 years ago

6 Comments

Facbdd2d01da0e7d8a641cd80c7586b9?s=140&d=retro insane1999 over 3 years ago

<!DOCTYPE html>

<head>
    <title>
        Headings & Paragraphs
    </title>

</head>
<body>
<h1>We should</h1>  
<p>hehe </p>
<p>f</p>

</body>

<!DOCTYPE html>

<head>
    <title>
        Headings & Paragraphs
    </title>

</head>
<body>
<h1>We should</h1>  
<p>hehe </p>
<p>f</p>

</body>

528ae8ec80ff33c203000939_687421740 KhalilDaCoder over 3 years ago

What exercise is this?

528ae8ec80ff33c203000939_687421740 KhalilDaCoder over 3 years ago

I got it!... If the title doesn't show up. Don't worry about it. It is not important to your learning. The lesson to learn is to put the title of your page in between the title tags.

528ae8ec80ff33c203000939_687421740 KhalilDaCoder over 3 years ago

Sometimes Codecademy may have a 'bug' (an error) and it won't work properly!

528ae8ec80ff33c203000939_687421740 KhalilDaCoder over 3 years ago

If you ever need my help... post here in this feed and I'll see it!


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...also insane1999 learn to post your code in the 'Add an answer' box like this:

 <!DOCTYPE html>
       <html>
         <head>
           <title> Headings & Paragraphs </title>
         </head>

         <body>
             <h1>We should</h1>  
               <p>hehe </p>
               <p>f</p> 
         </body> 
    </html>

...so that others may have an easier time assisting you! - Peace!

891 points
528ae8ec80ff33c203000939_687421740
Submitted by
KhalilDaCoder
over 3 years ago


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891 points
528ae8ec80ff33c203000939_687421740
Submitted by
KhalilDaCoder
over 3 years ago


0 votes

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<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>

    <head>
        <title>
            Headings & Paragraphs
        </title>

    </head>
    <body>
    <h1>We should</h1>  
    <p>hehe </p>
    <p>f</p>

    </body>
</html>

50 points
Facbdd2d01da0e7d8a641cd80c7586b9?s=140&d=retro
Submitted by
insane1999
over 3 years ago

1 Comment

528ae8ec80ff33c203000939_687421740 KhalilDaCoder over 3 years ago

Awesome... Code looks good to me! Move on and continue with your learning!


-1 votes

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This has happened to me as well. :(

33 points
94c78073adce26b1d9e547075bb48fd0?s=140&d=retro
Submitted by
dragonseerCreator
over 3 years ago