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JavaScript JavaScript Basics (Retired) Making Decisions with Conditional Statements Introducing Conditional Statements

Joseph Lewis
Joseph Lewis
1,493 Points

How is this conditional statement wrong?

I keep getting an error once I enter the "else" part of the conditional. Not sure what I am doing wrong.

var answer = prompt("What is the best programming language?");
if (answer === "JavaScript"); {
  alert ("You are correct");
} else {
  alert ("JavaScript is the best language!");
  <meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=UTF-8">
  <title>JavaScript Basics</title>
<script src="app.js"></script>

1 Answer

It seems like you have an extra semicolon ; after the condition for your if statement. That is confusing JavaScript. Remove the extra semicolon and you should be good to go :smiley:

Happy C0D1NG! :grin:

:dizzy: ~Alex :dizzy:

Joseph Lewis
Joseph Lewis
1,493 Points

Thanks Alexander! It's always some mundane error that gets me.