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JavaScript JavaScript Basics (Retired) Storing and Tracking Information with Variables Capturing Visitor Input and Writing It to the Page

Chiedozie Okoli
Chiedozie Okoli
842 Points

A little help please

Use the prompt() method to ask the user "What day is it?" and store the result in the answer variable.

How do i complete this task?

scripts.js
var answer ;
prompt ("what day is it?");
index.html
<!DOCTYPE HTML>
<html>
<head>
  <meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=UTF-8">
  <title>JavaScript Basics</title>
</head>
<body>
<script src="scripts.js"></script>
</body>
</html>

3 Answers

Nazim Mohamed
Nazim Mohamed
1,014 Points

Assign the input to a variable in the same way you would with anything else like

var x = 5

Julio Soto
Julio Soto
4,544 Points

try

var answer = prompt ("what day is it?");
console.log('the name is: ' + answer);    // just to see if it worked
Sarah Huang
Sarah Huang
7,285 Points

var answer = prompt ("What day is it?");