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JavaScript Introduction to Programming Basics Getting Started

How do I define promt? When I try to replicate the video i just keep being told, ReferenceError: promt is not defined

I'm just trying to replicate the video and having no luck. Is it possibly my version of Chrome?

3 Answers

Dave McFarland
STAFF
Dave McFarland
Treehouse Teacher

The method is called prompt(). You can use it like this:

var visitorName = prompt('What is your name?');

Just judging from your question, are you spelling 'prompt' correctly?

Erik Krieg
Erik Krieg
43,038 Points

Copy and paste your code here and lets check that stuff out!