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JavaScript JavaScript Basics Making Decisions in Your Code with Conditional Statements Write an 'if' Statement

Assign `message` a value in the conditional statment only.

Hi,

Any Clues?

script.js
const isAdmin = true;
const isStudent = false;
let message = '';

if (isAdmin) {

  message = "Welcome admin";

} 

2 Answers

Jonathan Grieve
MOD
Jonathan Grieve
Treehouse Moderator 90,683 Points

Hi JC,

There's nothing technically wrong with the code as is written. But to put it in lamens terms the code challenge is saying "I notice you've assigned a value to the message variable in line 3 where you've made it an empty string, but you're also adding one in the message variable inside the if statement, I don't want it like this so can you just leave it as a declared variable with no value?"

So just leave it like this.

const isAdmin = true;
const isStudent = false;
let message;

Good luck!

thks