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JavaScript JavaScript Basics (Retired) Making Decisions with Conditional Statements Introducing Conditional Statements

idriss Elouilani
PLUS
idriss Elouilani
Courses Plus Student 1,232 Points

Add conditional statement

first question :

var answer = prompt('What is your favorite language?'); Add a conditional statement that opens alert dialog box with the message "You are correct" when the answer is the string ' Javascript'

if (answer === 'Javascript'){("<p> You are correct</p>}; it doesn't work

app.js
var answer = prompt('What is the best programming language?');
if alert("You are correct"){ answer===javascript};
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="app.js"></script>
</body>
</html>

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
229,920 Points

I see two different code bits above. In the first one, the test is good execept for spelling "JavaScript" with a small "s", and you forgot to call alert and the text has some HTML mixed in. In the second one, the statement and condtional are in the wrong order and the test isn't checking for a string.

But if you combine them you'd have the correct code:

if (answer === 'JavaScript') alert("You are correct");