Falling at the first hurdle(uncomment)

Hello all and thank goodness for this forum. I do feel a little silly and I think its not a case of understanding its a case of explaining the question. I have joined the freecodecamp and started at the web design. I am up to the question or rather explanation about comments and uncomments. I understand that it is a sort of private comments o yourself as it is not broadcast but i dont understand this: It says if u want to delete something completely from view you just need to put the sign <!-- this at the beginning at this at the end --> i do that all different ways and i still cant get it. I understand <h1> is the heading and <h2> is the sub heading. Then you have a Paragraph(in the exercise shown.) But it doesn’t work. I have looked at the hint example and that blabs on about H3 that i am not up to yet. I think this is very badly explained. Why dont they put these questions in beginners language instead of presuming we where all born programming experts? Thank you in advance for any kind of logical explanation. Kind regards

Hello and welcome to the forums. We’d love to help you get through this challenge, but we need more from you to know how to help.
Could you please:

  • share your code
  • describe what you are trying to accomplish
  • describe (as specifically as possible) what part you are stuck on

When you enter a code block into a forum post, please precede it with a separate line of three backticks and follow it with a separate line of three backticks to make it easier to read.

You can also use the “preformatted text” tool in the editor (</>) to add backticks around text.

See this post to find the backtick on your keyboard.
Note: Backticks (`) are not single quotes (’).

Comments are not private, they simply separate that part of code, not to be displayed on your page. Its purpose, most commonly, is to share some information regarding your code, to anyone who read it, be it you, or another programmer. I beleive the challegnes are very well written and if you follow carefully and closely what they say, you wont have problems solving a task. In order for us to be able to see where you failed to understand, you shoudl share your code and the said challenge.

Not sure if I have misunderstood you but the challenge is asking you to remove the comment and not to comment out the elements. All you have to do is delete the starting <!-- and ending --> comment code.

Thank you Lasjorg you are right. Got it now. You are brilliant i hope you are a teacher if not you should be
Kind regards.

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Welcome to the forums! :wave:

<h1> through <h6> are all headings. The lower the number the less important it is. One important use is so that bots reading your page can pick out what the most important topics are.
This is useful for things like search engines and screen readers.