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

Shreemangal Sethi
Shreemangal Sethi
Full Stack JavaScript Techdegree Student 15,552 Points

How to store the value of text input without using "getElementsByTagName" and "querySelector".

Not able to understand this quiz. Are we suppose to assign the reference of the Tag - input or only the value of the input.


let inputValue = document.querySelector('input').innerHTML
<!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

Alexander Solberg
Alexander Solberg
14,350 Points

Well in this case you can select the element in many ways since it's the only one of it's kind in the document. I simply referenced it through the id, then extracted the value directly with .value appended to the end of whatever selector you use.

let inputValue = document.querySelector('input').value;