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

Manveer Sandhu
PLUS
Manveer Sandhu
Courses Plus Student 1,389 Points

about prompt command

what did I miskate when I have written prompt command and then run it

scripts.js
var answer = prompt('what day is it?');
alert (answer);
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>

1 Answer

andren
andren
28,520 Points

Challenges are extremely picky when it comes to strings, the string you type usually has to match the example message they provide to the letter.

The problem with your code specifically is that the first letter of the string is not capitalized. If you capitalize it like this:

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

Then your code will pass the second task.