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JavaScript JavaScript Basics (Retired) Making Decisions with Conditional Statements A Basic If Statement

Sagar Bharadia
Sagar Bharadia
10,722 Points

function checkIsAdmin() { if(isAdmin === true){ alert('Welcome administrator'); } } is my syntax wrong?

Im trying to do a conditional if statement

script.js
var isAdmin = true;
var isStudent = false;
function checkIsAdmin() {
  if(isAdmin === true){
    alert('Welcome administrator');
  }
}
index.html
<!DOCTYPE HTML>
<html>
<head>
  <meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=UTF-8">
  <title>JavaScript Basics</title>
</head>
<body>
<script src="script.js"></script>
</body>
</html>

2 Answers

Antti Lylander
Antti Lylander
9,674 Points

I'm on mobile so can't test but the instructions do not ask you to create a function. The code inside the function will not run as you are not calling the function at all. Just remove the function.

Got on computer now. It works with function but you just need to call it at the end. Also works without declaring a function.

var isAdmin = true; var isStudent = false; function checkIsAdmin() { if(isAdmin){ alert('Welcome administrator'); } } checkIsAdmin()

Antti Lylander
Antti Lylander
9,674 Points

It's advised not to post solutions that the original poster can just copy and paste. That doesn't help anyone to learn.