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

Johannes Deutsch
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Johannes Deutsch
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Hello! I'm not getting it right. Do you know what is wrong with my code? Thank you!

I select the <a> element with "getElementById" and then set the textContent equal to the value stored in the variable. I don't know why it's not correct.

var inputValue = document.getElementById('linkName');
var inputValue = linkName.value;
var inputValue = document.getElementById('link');
var inputValue = link.textContent;
<!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

The challenge is asking you to set the value of the input element to the textContent of element <a>.

Like this:

var inputValue = document.getElementById('linkName').value;
document.getElementById('link').textContent = inputValue;

Whatever the value of the input will be, it's going to be set on the textContent of element <a>.