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

Vladimir Plokhotniuk
Vladimir Plokhotniuk
5,464 Points

et the text content of the a tag to be the value stored in the variable

Help me pls. I suppose it must be working:

let inputValue = document.getElementById('linkName').value; let aa = document.getElementById('link'); aa.addEventListener('click', () => { aa = inputValue; });

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

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
220,925 Points

The instructions for task 2 are: "Set the text content of the a tag to be the value stored in the variable inputValue." So it's pretty simple — kind of the opposite of task 1.

There's nothing in the instructions about creating an event handler!

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
220,925 Points

Don't make an event handler, just select the element, and assign the variable from task 1 to the element's text content property.