JavaScript JavaScript Basics (Retired) Creating Reusable Code with Functions Returning a Value from a Function

Do I need to add an else or if to this statement?

Do I need to add else or if?

function getYear() {
var year= new Date().getFullYear();
  return year;
return yearToday;
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  <title>JavaScript Basics</title>
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1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
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No conditional is needed here, but you need to create "yearToday" as a new variable, and assign it with the result of calling the function.

Also, I'm not sure what you were intending it for, but a "return" statement can only be used in a function.