Learn CSS Flexbox by Building a Photo Gallery - Step 5

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I do not see where I have the error.

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<!-- file: index.html -->

<!-- User Editable Region -->

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html lang="en">
    <meta charset="utf-8">
    <meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1.0">
    <title>Photo Gallery</title>
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="./styles.css">
    <header class="header">
      <h1>css flexbox photo gallery</h1>
      <div class="gallery"></div>

<!-- User Editable Region -->

/* file: styles.css */

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Learn CSS Flexbox by Building a Photo Gallery - Step 5

You counted correctly :clap:!
The issue lies with the syntax:
Image elements have no content between the tags so they are self closing and do not need a </image> closing tag.

<img src="" alt="">

Hope this helps!


Theres another issue then just the img element. There no thing as a <gallery> element in html. Look at the directions again

, create a new div element and assign it a class of gallery
Inside that .gallery element, create nine img elements.

It means inside the div you created


" Inside that .gallery element, create nine img elements." – this language led me to believe that there was a “gallery” element… I removed the element and put 9 img elements in the div element and it did not work as suggested

Its better to show code on what you actually tried so we can see for ourselves

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I’ve tried it with and without the closing … doesn’t make a difference once I’ve already typed them but I do understand your point that is self closing. — “Do NOT mess up the count” cuz they mess you up if you do!!

I had to move the to the end of the elements… got it!!! much appreciated for the help


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