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 Basics (Retired) Storing and Tracking Information with Variables Create a variable with a string

Confused as to why my document.write command won't work.

Confused as to why my document.write command won't work.

var player = 'Jasmine';
  <meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=UTF-8">
  <title>JavaScript Basics</title>
<script src="app.js"></script>
David Bath
David Bath
25,939 Points

It looks like it should print, but it will print out the string "player" rather than "Jasmine". If you want to print out a variable, don't enclose it in quotes. Is that what is happening, or it isn't printing anything?

1 Answer

Yeah man I just figured it out! Thanks for you're help!