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JavaScript JavaScript Basics (Retired) Storing and Tracking Information with Variables Using String Methods

Assign all upercase

How do you do this . . .

app.js
var id = "23188xtr";
var lastName = "Smith";
var shout = stringToShout.toUpperCase();
var userName
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>

3 Answers

Danielle Hill
Danielle Hill
26,062 Points

Hi Theodore. To make a string uppercase use the .toUpperCase() method with the string you want to change to uppercase listed before the ".".

For example, to change your lastName var to uppercase the code is:

var lastName = "Smith";
lastName.toUpperCase();     //this will output "SMITH" (without changing the variable lastName)

Thank you so much, Danielle!!!!!