Help! stuck on HTML basics II - not accepting brown background


#1

https://www.codecademy.com/courses/web-beginner-en-y2Yjd/2/1?curriculum_id=50579fb998b470000202dc8b

really keen to move forward, but can't. keep getting the error message: "Oops, try again. Make sure you set the body's background-color to brown."

is something wrong with my code?

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
	<head>
		<title>Sexy background color!</title>
	</head>
	<body style="background-color: brown;" />

#2

You have a / at the end of your body tag. It should work if you remove that


#3

:pray: thank you thank you thank you


#4

I'm experiencing a similar problem.


#5

It comes out as red.


#6

Hi You didn't Close your open Tag <ol>


#7

Isn't it closed under the

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  • ?

    #8

    Yes But I'm talking about

    <ol   style="background-color: yellow;" --- its missing The >
    
    
    
    </ol>

    #9

    Ah, got it! now it works for both. Thanks!


    #10