How does certification work?

I have finished my first project and uploaded it but I am a bit confused with how the system works. When I uploaded it, the system automatically said that it’s done so, is it really or do I have to wait until an administrator takes a look at it?
Here’s the code anyway in case an admin sees this post:

If you’ve done all the projects for that certification, go to your profile, scroll down and claim it.

Hi @veljkocukic. There is no checking by the system when you submit your code. If you’d like others to look at your code you can post in the Project Feedback forum and there’s usually feedback that is given.

Looking at your code I’ll say this;

  • Keep the test script when forking the pen (<script src=""></script>).
    • Your page passes 6/10 user stories.
    • The test script should be included, with all tests passing, when you submit your projects.
  • When using codepen it only expects the code you’d put within the <body> </body> element in HTML. (No need to include the body tags). For anything you want to add to <head> click on the ‘Settings’ button, then HTML and add it into the ‘Stuff for <head>’ box.
    • The link to your font would go in the box labeled ‘Stuff for <head>’
    • Everything within your style element can go in the CSS section. No need to include the style tags.
  • Run your HTML code through the W3C validator.
    • You have a couple of tags in the wrong order
    • There are some errors in your code you can clean up
  • Review the lesson about giving meaningful text to links.
  • Your page needs to be responsive

As an aside, I’m pretty sure external styling is the preferred method versus the internal that you’ve used.

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FreeCodeCamp has an automatic checking system, but you are required to run the tests yourself before you submit your certification project. I would recommend starting your projects by forking FCC’s test suite pen here, or on the bottom of the project page, just above where it says

Once you’re done, submit the URL to your working project with all its tests passing.

Since you already have a mostly completed project, you can take their main testing script:
<script src=""></script>
and put it at the very top of your HTML code. That will make a little testing window like this appear:
Screen Shot 2020-04-29 at 5.27.13 PM

Select the right project, and click the “Run Tests” button. That will tell you if your project is done and ready to be submitted

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