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JavaScript JavaScript Basics (Retired) Storing and Tracking Information with Variables Create a Variable

Karinna Briseno
Karinna Briseno
400 Points

I don't know how to create a variable name? The next video explains how and I'm having trouble getting past this video.

Here's what I've written so far:

var message = "myName";

var message = "myName";
  <meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=UTF-8">
  <title>JavaScript Basics</title>
<script src="scripts.js"></script>

1 Answer

The challenge first asks you to create a variable called "myName" but to leave it blank. The variable that you have set up is called message and it contains a string called "myName".

var message = "myName";

To leave it blank, you can just remove the equals sign, then everything after that, apart from the semi-colon. So it would look something like this:

var myName;

However the second part of the code challenge is to apply a string to the variable, so as the variable is called myName, why not put your name in there?


var myName = "Karinna";

Hope this helps!