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

Shashikant Verma
Shashikant Verma
1,759 Points

How to set text content of a tag ?

Set the text content of the a tag to be the value stored in the variable inputValue ?

I am trying this but its don't work let inputValue = document.querySelector('#link').href;

app.js
let inputValue = document.querySelector('a').href;
index.html
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
    <head>
        <title>DOM Manipulation</title>
    </head>
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="style.css" />
    <body>
        <div id="content">
            <label>Link Name:</label>
            <input type="text" id="linkName">
            <a id="link" href="https://teamtreehouse.com"></a>
        </div>
        <script src="app.js"></script>
    </body>
</html>

4 Answers

Aakash Srivastava
Aakash Srivastava
5,415 Points

Hey friend Shashikant Verma , first select the a tag with id 'link' , then set it's textContent property to the variable inputValue .
Here is the code:

document.getElementById('link').textContent = inputValue ;

Hope it helped

Gonzalo Torres del Fierro
PLUS
Gonzalo Torres del Fierro
Courses Plus Student 16,750 Points

the 1 and 2 answers here.

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

Thank you for the help, i have been stuck on the second answer