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JavaScript JavaScript and the DOM (Retiring) Making Changes to the DOM Modifying Elements

Dont know what i need to do

I'm clueless, i watched the video on this but can't seem to find what I'm missing.

let inputValue = document.getElementById('linkName')

inputValue.addEventListener('click' () => {
    inputValue.value = inputValue;
<!DOCTYPE html>
        <title>DOM Manipulation</title>
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="style.css" />
        <div id="content">
            <label>Link Name:</label>
            <input type="text" id="linkName">
            <a id="link" href="https://teamtreehouse.com"></a>
        <script src="app.js"></script>

1 Answer

Alex Koumparos
Alex Koumparos
Python Development Techdegree Student 36,887 Points

Hi Seth,

Your first line is successfully selecting the element. What you need to do is put the element's value into the variable inputValue (i.e., instead of putting the selector in your variable, you put the associated value). As the video linked from the challenge (and the notes below the video) point out, you can get the value for the element by adding .value to the selector.

You don't need to add an eventListener for the first part of the challenge.