I'm kind of confuse between the anchor element and the a element

I'm kind of confuse between the anchor element and the a element
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#1

Tell us what’s happening:

Your code so far


<h2>CatPhotoApp</h2>
<main>
  
  < a href = "http://freecatphotoapp.com">cat photos/a>
  
  <img src="https://bit.ly/fcc-relaxing-cat" alt="A cute orange cat lying on its back.">
  
  <p>Kitty ipsum dolor sit amet, shed everywhere shed everywhere stretching attack your ankles chase the red dot, hairball run catnip eat the grass sniff.</p>
  <p>Purr jump eat the grass rip the couch scratched sunbathe, shed everywhere rip the couch sleep in the sink fluffy fur catnip scratched.</p>
</main>

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User Agent is: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; CrOS x86_64 10323.67.0) AppleWebKit/537.36 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/65.0.3325.209 Safari/537.36.

Link to the challenge:
https://learn.freecodecamp.org/responsive-web-design/basic-html-and-html5/link-to-external-pages-with-anchor-elements/


#2

anchor element is the <a a tag. Same thing!

In order for your anchor element to work though you need a proper closing tag like this:
</a>

Look at your code and check if you have a proper closing tag.

Also remove extra spaces in front of the ‘a’ and after the ‘href’ as extra spaces can be syntactically wrong and/or sometimes confusing to the testing code that checks your code.