FAQ: Learn HTML Elements - Intro to HTML - HTML Structure


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A post was split to a new topic: Should we include the html tag?


The first instruction says to “Add the paragraph below as a child of the body element.” I did this, above the

element, not within the
element. It shows that this is incorrect and that I should have done it under the
element … but then that would make my

a grandchild, not a child, of the element. In the HTML structure explanation, I thought when it was mentioned “In this example, the element is the parent of the

element. Both the


elements are children of the

element” that it was optional. Does this mean that this is always the case, or just in the example they gave?


Wow - what happened to my reply?


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A post was split to a new topic: Can I have more than one div?