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

Raedawn Long
Raedawn Long
6,594 Points

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

Do I need to add else or if?

script.js
function getYear() {
var year= new Date().getFullYear();
  return year;
}
getYear();
return yearToday;
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="script.js"></script>
</body>
</html>

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
174,022 Points

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.