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Double quotes for attributes

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Hi,

I recently started using html on a Mac. I noticed that using the double quotes for an attribute gives an error, as seen in the images attached. I faced the same problem while using the title attribute for the paragraph tag. The first double quote and the first world only were displayed as a tooltip.

Thank you.

Screen Shot 2019-06-07 at 11.56.04 AM.png

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That would be because attributes aren't supposed to be surrounded in quotes. Only their values.

Also, the bgcolor attribute on your body is old, and should be replaced with background-color in your styling/css.

Try this on for size

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  <head>
    <title>HTML page</title>
  </head>
  <body style="color: pink; background-color: black">
    <h1>Testing</h1>
    <h5>Heading 5</h5>
    <p title="Dummy text">
      Lorem Ipsum Dolor Sit Amet.
    </p>
  </body>
</html>

May I suggest looking into a code editor? I personally use Visual Studio Code

 

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There's also the problem that your code is using curly quotes instead of regular ones. You might need a different code editor.

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