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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.

app.js
var player = 'Jasmine';
document.write("player");
index.html
<!DOCTYPE HTML>
<html>
<head>
  <meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=UTF-8">
  <title>JavaScript Basics</title>
</head>
<body>
<script src="app.js"></script>
</body>
</html>
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!