FAQ: Learn Handlebars - Handlebars "If" block helper

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I need help with this. The console keeps returning an error. can anyone help me check for any mistakes cos I don’t seem to see any in my code. I did exactly what the instructions asked me to do

 <script id="ifHelper" type="text/x-handlebars-template">
    {{#if opinion}}
      	The correct way to say 'GIF' is GIF!

The instruction:
Inside the {{if}} block, add an opening and closing <p> tag. Inside the created <p> add in the text: "The correct way to say 'GIF' is GIF!" .

This template will now include a <p> element that says "The correct way to say 'GIF' is GIF!" if opinion is truthy.

Hello, sorry I’m a bit late, but did you try putting the paragraph sentence inside speechmarks? I put it in single speechmarks and then the first GIF in double marks and it seems to be working.
Hope you already resolved it, though :slight_smile:

Use “” around the paragraph" so:
{{#if opinion}}

“The correct way to say ‘GIF’ is GIF!”


I tried to backslash the ‘GIF’ and it didn’t work either. Hope this helps!