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JavaScript JavaScript Basics (Retired) Introducing JavaScript Write Another Program

How do I 'call alert' I am a little confused about this part

Hi Im having a hard time understanding what they mean when they say I did not call alert. Thank you!!

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

2 Answers

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
229,645 Points

When you "call" a function, you put the function's name followed by a pair of parentheses. If the function requires any arguments (as this one does), they go inside those parentheses. The code here is calling "document.write" instead of "alert".

Also, you only need to write your code one time, and only between the "script" tags.

I have removed the unnecessary second line. It now looks like this. where am I going wrong? What am I missing? <script> document.write("Warning!"); </script>

NVM, I got it. Thank you. Except I didn't have to write document.write. Just alert

<!DOCTYPE HTML>
<html>
<head>
  <meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=UTF-8">
  <title>JavaScript Basics</title>
</head>
<body>
  <script>alert('Warning!')</script>
</body>
</html>