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Alert is not coming up.

On my workspace my alert(); is not popping up. Im using chrome browser.

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
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Jennifer Nordell
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Jennifer Nordell
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Without seeing your code, it's very difficult to say what the problem is. But let's check some basics. Make sure you've saved your file. Launch the preview and then refresh the page. If this still does not work, try clearing your browser cache and reload the page again. If none of the above work, we will need to see the code :sparkles:

2 Answers

alert(); <--- thats my code

Jennifer Nordell
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Jennifer Nordell
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If you're typing this in the console, and it still doesn't come up, then you probably need to make sure you don't have any browser extensions/pop-up blockers activated on the browser.

Try typing it directly in the console and see if it comes up without using workspaces. Keep in mind that the code in the workspace is still run in the browser.

Kevin Korte
Kevin Korte
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As Jennifer said, how are you entering alert()? In the console, in a script tag, in a seperate js file you're including in an html file? There is not enough info here to help you well, unfortunately.

when i use my chrome javascript console, alert(); pops up fine.