JavaScript JavaScript Basics (Retired) Introducing JavaScript Your First JavaScript Program

After I clicked Check Work, I got a Bummer: You didn't call document.write function. What did I do incorrectly?

Did I enter in the wrong code or did I place it in the wrong spot?

index.html
<!DOCTYPE HTML>
<html>
<head>
  <meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=UTF-8">
  <title>JavaScript Basics</title>
</head>

<body>
</body>

<script>
// <document.write("h1>Welcome to my site<h1>");


</script>

</html>

1 Answer

Alex Koumparos
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Alex Koumparos
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Hi Tabitha,

In JavaScript, any text after // on a line is treated as a comment and ignored. This is why it is greyed out. You will notice that when you remove the // in the challenge, the syntax highlighting will kick in.

You also have a small typo, the < that begins the <h1> tag should be inside your string (i.e., inside the quotes) not at the beginning of your JavaScript expression.

Hope that clears everything up,

Cheers

Alex