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JavaScript JavaScript and the DOM (Retiring) Making Changes to the DOM Modifying Elements

Can't understand what is wrong...

Can't understand what is wrong...

index.html
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
    <head>
        <title>DOM Manipulation</title>
    </head>
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="style.css" />
    <body>
        <div id="content">
            <label>Link Name:</label>
            <input type="text" id="linkName">
            <a id="link" href="https://teamtreehouse.com"></a>
        </div>
        <script src="app.js"></script>
    </body>
</html>
app.js
let linkName = document.querySelector('linkName').value;

document.querySelector('linkName').value = document.querySelector('a').textContent;
linkName = document.querySelector('linkName').value;

2 Answers

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
216,120 Points

:point_right: It looks like you're working on task 2.

But I'm not sure how you got past task 1. Anyway, for task 1, when you use querySelector to find an element by ID, the ID must be prefixed with a pound-sign (#) character.

And for task 2, remember that you already have the value stored in your linkName variable from task 1. So just access the textContent property of the "a" element and assign that value to it. Remember that whatever is receiving the assignment will be on the left side of the assignment operator ("=").

Thank you for your reply Steven! I resolved this task.