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JavaScript Interactive Web Pages with JavaScript Selecting Elements and Adding Events with JavaScript Adding Events

Christian Kristoffersen
Christian Kristoffersen
32,531 Points

Can't get through the challenge?!

Can't get this piece of code to work, but I'm pretty sure it's right. Can anyone help me?

app.js
var sayButton = document.getElementById("say");
var greeting = function() {
  alert("Hello World!");
}

sayButton.onClick = greeting;
index.html
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head></head>
<body>
<button id="say">Say "Hello World!"</button>
<script src="app.js"></script>
</body>
</html>

2 Answers

Johan Marais
Johan Marais
15,920 Points

Hi Christian

The error might be with the Capital C where you are calling the event.

var sayButton = document.getElementById("say");
var greeting = function() {
  alert("Hello World!");
}

sayButton.onclick = greeting;
Sean T. Unwin
Sean T. Unwin
28,686 Points

onclick is all lowercase.