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JavaScript JavaScript Basics (Retired) Introducing JavaScript Using the Console

Error message when adding console.log command . I keep getting an error saying I haven't added it when I have

<!DOCTYPE HTML> <html> <head> <meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=UTF-8"> <title>JavaScript Basics</title> </head> <body> <script> console.log("begin program"); </script> document.write("Welcome to JavaScript Basics"); console.log("end program"); </body> </html>

index.html
<!DOCTYPE HTML>
<html>
<head>
  <meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=UTF-8">
  <title>JavaScript Basics</title>
</head>
<body>
<script>
console.log("begin program");
</script>
document.write("Welcome to JavaScript Basics");
console.log("end program");
</body>
</html>

1 Answer

Rashid Mikati
Rashid Mikati
2,163 Points

The document.write and 2nd console.log should be inside the script tags since they are JavaScript, not HTML. Any JavaScript should always be in script tags.