I just started and I'm already stuck. (Lesson 1, Exercise 3)



So, I'm stuck at Lesson 1, Exercise 3 and when I try typing the "<" part, it gets highlighted in red and when I scroll over it to see what the problem is, I see a message saying, "Special Characters must be escaped: [<]." What is a special character, and what does it mean to be escaped? I'm so lost. Any help is greatly appreciated.

<!DOCTYPE html>
  <title>Ollie Bike Sharing</title>
  <meta charset="utf-8"/>
  <link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href="main.css">



P.S. I hope I structured this forum correctly :blush:


It will be like that until you finish adding your new element.


That extra character causes the issue. < it doesn't make the body tag appear closed and so distorts the structure.

Hope this helps! :smile:


Oh, I just needed to finish? Oy, I'm in for a long ride.


We're here with you! :green_heart:


Thank you so much! That was helpful.


I appreciate that :smile:


This sounds complicated, but It does help, thank you.


how to insert font family in the main.css


You should open a new discussion forum for this. However, if it's an external font, link it in the head tag and define that font-family in your main.css.

Hope this helps! :smile:


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