Welcome to the Treehouse Community

The Treehouse Community is a meeting place for developers, designers, and programmers of all backgrounds and skill levels to get support. Collaborate here on code errors or bugs that you need feedback on, or asking for an extra set of eyes on your latest project. Join thousands of Treehouse students and alumni in the community today. (Note: Only Treehouse students can comment or ask questions, but non-students are welcome to browse our conversations.)

Looking to learn something new?

Treehouse offers a seven day free trial for new students. Get access to thousands of hours of content and a supportive community. Start your free trial today.

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...

<!DOCTYPE html>
        <title>DOM Manipulation</title>
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="style.css" />
        <div id="content">
            <label>Link Name:</label>
            <input type="text" id="linkName">
            <a id="link" href="https://teamtreehouse.com"></a>
        <script src="app.js"></script>
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.