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Age restriction on site

I'm trying to put in a pop-up that makes you enter your birth date before continuing to an adult web site. If not, the person would be redirected to another site such as Google. However, I'm getting stuck on the javascript coding.

(Removed the image because I don't want to get flagged)


<!DOCTYPE html> <html> <head> <meta charset="utf-8"> <link rel="stylesheet" href="css/style.css"> <link href='http://fonts.googleapis.com/css?family=Meddon|Open+Sans+Condensed:300,700' rel='stylesheet' type='text/css'> <title>Jen_n_Juice</title> </head> <body> <div class="container"> <h1>Jenn n Juice</h1> <p><a href="#site">Enter site</a></p> <script src="script.js"></script> </div> </body> </html> ``

`` CSS

body { margin: 0; }

.container { height: 800px; padding-top: 170px; text-align: center; background: #BABABA no-repeat; background-size: 50%; background-position: 65% 50%; }

p { font-family: 'Open Sans Condensed', sans-serif; font-weight: bold; }

h1 { font-family: 'Meddon', cursive; }

a:link { text-decoration: none; background-color: #FFD1FF; color: #000; } /* #F7F7F7 */

Media Queries --------------------- @media (max-width: 760px) { .container { width: 100%; padding: 20px; border-top: none; }

.title { font-size: 1.3rem; border: none; } h1 { font-size: 5rem; line-height: 1.1; }

@media (max-width: 460px) {



`` Javascript

var agePrompt=prompt("Please enter your birthdate.");

if (agePrompt>=18) alert('Welcome!') else { alert('Sorry! Come back in a few years!') document.location="www.google.com";


2 Answers

Ryan Field
Ryan Field
Courses Plus Student 21,241 Points

Hi, Christina.

You've just got some small syntax errors (missing curly braces and what not), but it's mostly right. Try this:

var agePrompt=prompt("Please enter your birthdate.");

if (agePrompt>=18) {
} else {
  alert('Sorry! Come back in a few years!');

Thank you. But what is ideal is for a person entering their birth date. Then, have a code saying "if birth date is less than today's date in 1997" they're okay, "if not, etc." How would I do something like that? Or is that not JavaScript

Ryan Field
Ryan Field
Courses Plus Student 21,241 Points

You certainly can, but it'd be much easier to have someone enter their birth date in the more conventional method using <select> dropdowns since then you don't have to worry about which format they input their birth date. You can't do this in an alert dialog, though, so you'd have to have the birth date validation on it's own page and then have your JavaScript run on the submit action.