26. Links and text decoration


In this exercise you're supposed to add a link into HTML and then customise it. I did as the instructions told me to, and I have checked several times whether I have any errors in the code. When I try to submit the code it says "Oops, try again. Did you remember to set your link's text-decoration to none;?" Could someone please tell me what is wrong with my code?

Here's my HTML:

<body><h1>This page</h1>

<p>is my own
<img src="#" />
<a href="http://google.com">Link text</a>

And the CSS:
p {
color: #4a4943;
font-family:Garamond, serif;
h1 {
font-family:Verdana, sans-serif;
img {
border: 1px solid #4682b4;
a {


I'm getting the exact same error. It appears to be a bug in the lesson. It's frustrating because I can't move past it and I'd like to keep going.

FWIW, here's my CSS;

a {
text-decoration: none;
color: #cc0000;

When I look at the result, it's exactly as it should be, red text with no underline.


iam stuck in this i have tried so many times but it is not working i have done exactly like you have done it


Well, as it turns out, this exercise is not the only one having this kind of problem... I continued the course and faced similar problems: the code seems to be okay and correct but I still get the 'try again' message.


I am also getting the same error and couldn't figure out what was going on. I thought that maybe I coded something incorrectly earlier and it was stopping me due to that. Glad I'm not the only one with this issue.


Considering that this seems to be a recent problem (i.e., today) perhaps something changed recently to break this. What do we need to do to report the problem? There was no "Report a bug" link in the lesson.


So, I just tried it in firefox and it accepted it and let me move forward. Give that a try or if that doesn't work try IE or... Opera or something. Good luck!!


The same happened here. I logged into it on another machine and it worked,so it appears that logging out then back in will get it working again.


can anyone who has pro ask for the live help on this section from the advisers.


I'm having the same issue, and I can't move one without completing this :frowning:


Any updates on the glitch? Still saying I need to fix my text-decoration even though it's perfect


I had the same issue and tried what cheboludo1 suggested going into another browser and it worked for me as well. I tried also logging out and then back in on Chrome and it still doesn't work.


Same problem using Chrome. Same solution: it worked in Safari.

I've reported it to the advisers - no answer yet.


I have the same problem :
Oops, try again. Did you remember to set your link's text-decoration to none;?

But the code it's ok.
It's sad to see that there are bugs from lesson to lesson.
I had the same problem at the last lesson.

Thank you


i am stuck in link and text decoration part every time i am doing it correctly it show the result is wrong


Same error here, too!


same error ,too.. :frowning:


They need to fix this :expressionless:


Logged out, (shut window) reopened codeacademy in a new tab, and lo and behold... my lesson 26 got demoted back to lesson 4... frustrating, but if I get past the glich in links and text decoration, i will be happy.


+1 guys! The same situation! i even tried to find the solution on the internet and also tried many different variants suggested there, but i cant go foward without accepting this lesson. (26) I strongly believe that administration of the project will pay attention on this and well be able to continue!