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JavaScript JavaScript Basics (Retired) Introducing JavaScript Review Introducing JavaScript

Andrew Crowe
Andrew Crowe
2,586 Points

Feedback on this quiz.

Thank you, TeamTreehouse, for such excellent, clear training!

Just a humble bit of feedback: There is a task in this quiz that I believe is phrased incorrectly or at least incomplete enough to be misleading. It's posed like this:

" Finish the code below to write the message "I'm a programmer!" to the web page: _______ . ________("I'm a programmer!") "

The answer that is accepted as correct is "document.write". However, without wrapping the message in some kind of HTML tags we wouldn't add anything to the page at all, am I correct? We would simply add a line of uninterpretable text to the HTML file.

I think this could be confusing to some newcomers so I thought I'd point it out. Thank you!


3 Answers

John Steer-Fowler
John Steer-Fowler
Courses Plus Student 11,734 Points

Hi Andrew,

You are correct that you can write HTML within the document.write function. This is useful for displaying a string as a second level header for example.

However, if you don't include any HTML into the function, just a string, I believe that it will still display on the webpage (but only as a paragraph which is the default I believe).

For this reason, I believe the quiz is correct.

Landon S
Landon S
3,433 Points

I think the purpose of this question was to showcase the three ways to add js files to and Html document. This particular question just wanted a particular way, assuming we have an Html wrapper.

my period is so high it looks like a -, not a .