Learn HTML by Building a Cat Photo App - Step 42

Tell us what’s happening:

The instruction is to write a button element with the text submit, I don’t know whether the syntax is wrong or there’s any other issue

Your code so far

<html>
  <body>
    <main>
      <h1>CatPhotoApp</h1>
      <section>
        <h2>Cat Photos</h2>
        <!-- TODO: Add link to cat photos -->
        <p>See more <a target="_blank" href="https://freecatphotoapp.com">cat photos</a> in our gallery.</p>
        <a href="https://freecatphotoapp.com"><img src="https://cdn.freecodecamp.org/curriculum/cat-photo-app/relaxing-cat.jpg" alt="A cute orange cat lying on its back."></a>
      </section>
      <section>
        <h2>Cat Lists</h2>
        <h3>Things cats love:</h3>
        <ul>
          <li>cat nip</li>
          <li>laser pointers</li>
          <li>lasagna</li>
        </ul>
        <figure>
          <img src="https://cdn.freecodecamp.org/curriculum/cat-photo-app/lasagna.jpg" alt="A slice of lasagna on a plate.">
          <figcaption>Cats <em>love</em> lasagna.</figcaption>  
        </figure>
        <h3>Top 3 things cats hate:</h3>
        <ol>
          <li>flea treatment</li>
          <li>thunder</li>
          <li>other cats</li>
        </ol>
        <figure>
          <img src="https://cdn.freecodecamp.org/curriculum/cat-photo-app/cats.jpg" alt="Five cats looking around a field.">
          <figcaption>Cats <strong>hate</strong> other cats.</figcaption>  
        </figure>
      </section>
      <section>
        <h2>Cat Form</h2>
        <form action="https://freecatphotoapp.com/submit-cat-photo">

<!-- User Editable Region -->

          <input type="text" name="catphotourl" placeholder="cat photo URL" required>

 ***<button type="Submit" > </button>***

<!-- User Editable Region -->

        </form>
      </section>
    </main>
  </body>
</html>

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Challenge Information:

Learn HTML by Building a Cat Photo App - Step 42

This is not a button element with the text Submit. It is a button element with a type attribute with the value Submit. Remove this attribute and instead put the text Submit as the content of the element (i.e. between the opening and closing tags).

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Hello. Put “Submit” between the button tags. You can then give the opening button tag a for value of submit.

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The correct syntax should be
Submit

Not sure why but the elements button does not show on my response

Thanks! It worked. I was a little confused earlier.

It doesn’t show because html is rendered in the browser, you need to use markdown to format it so the html is not rendered. But also please do not share solutions to copy and paste!


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