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JavaScript JavaScript Loops, Arrays and Objects Simplify Repetitive Tasks with Loops Create a `do...while` loop

Zulma Feliciano
Zulma Feliciano
3,223 Points

Do... While Loop (What is the secret password?) - variable declaration not working.

The program tells me I need to declare the 'secret' variable before the loop, and I did. Tried these two declarations and both failed:

var secret; and var secret = ' ';

var secret = ' ';
do {
var secret = prompt("What is the secret password?");
} while ( secret !== "sesame" ) 
document.write("You know the secret password. Welcome.");
<!DOCTYPE html>
  <meta charset="utf-8">
  <title>JavaScript Loops</title>
<script src="script.js"></script>

1 Answer

Ben Schroeder
Ben Schroeder
22,818 Points

You're using the var declaration twice. You'll want to remove it from the 3rd line of your JS, so it's just:

secret = prompt("What is the secret password?");