Learn HTML by Building a Cat Photo App - Step 12

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Hi guys I’m new to programming and I’m actually in front of this :
" In the text of your p element, turn the words cat photos into a link by adding opening and closing anchor (a ) tags around these words. Then set the href attribute to https://freecatphotoapp.com" I don’t know what to do when it comes to set the href attribute to the app URL. I’m sure it’s easy but hope you can help memwith that :slight_smile:

Your code so far

<html>
  <body>
    <main>
      <h1>CatPhotoApp</h1>
      <h2>Cat Photos</h2>
      <!-- TODO: Add link to cat photos -->

<!-- User Editable Region -->

      <p>See more <a href="cat photos"></a><a href="https://freecatphotoapp.com"></a>in our gallery.</p>
      <a href="https://freecatphotoapp.com">link to cat pictures</a>

<!-- User Editable Region -->

      <img src="https://cdn.freecodecamp.org/curriculum/cat-photo-app/relaxing-cat.jpg" alt="A cute orange cat lying on its back.">
    </main>
  </body>
</html>

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Learn HTML by Building a Cat Photo App - Step 12

Your nearly there!
The text you want appearing on the page as a link should go between the a tags.
Delete this line.

Now your left with a link containing the address in the href attribute in the opening tag.
Add the text ‘cat photos’ between the opening and closing tag.

Ex:

<p>This is a paragraph with a <a href="">LINK</a> inside</p>

In addition I’m sure you’ll find this article helpful:

Hope this helps!

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Welcome to the community @psyduk !

As always, @anon86258595 has provided excellent guidance!

If you follow the guidance provided, you will pass this step and go far.

@anon86258595 always provides top quality guidance.

Happy coding!

Hi @anon86258595 I still don’t understand i’m a bit lost can you explain me more :slight_smile:

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Sure!
A link works like this.
it has a opening and closing a tag:

<a></a>

Inside the opening tag goes the attributes things that affect the link but do not appear on the webpage.
Every link should have a href attribute with a value containing the web address that you want the link to lead to:
Ex:

<elementName attribute="value"></elementName>

In between the a opening and closing tags goes the content you want appearing on the page as a link which in this case is the text cat photos.
Ex:

<a href="links.com">this is a link</a>

Appears like this on the webpage:
this is a link

And when clicked on it should send you to ‘link. com’.
Now make sure that you only have one set of a tags with an href attribute containing the address https://freecatphotoapp.com and the text ‘cat photos’ between them as a link.
If its still not clear to you I’m sure you’ll find @anon42932716 article helpfull.

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Thanks a lot @anon86258595 but can you send me the answer and I will understand better because I’m stuck on this one :slight_smile:

Sorry But that’s not allowed.
Why don’t you post your updated code so we can see what’s happening. Paste it between the ```` marks that appear when clicking the </> button:


Happy coding!

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 <p>See more <a "cat photos" href="https://freecatphotoapp.com"</a>in our gallery.</p>

that’s what it looks like for now :slight_smile:

Great!
Your very close. Now all you have to do is move the text ‘cat photos’ to after the href attribute and add a closing > bracket before it.
Ex:

<a href="Here should be your adress like you've done already ">Here add the text cat photos without quote marks</a>
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It works thanks a lot !

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Yippie!
I’m so happy for you :smile:.
have a grand time coding!

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