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JavaScript JavaScript Basics (Retired) Creating Reusable Code with Functions Passing an Argument to a Function

DeAris Jinks
DeAris Jinks
8,895 Points

I dont know how to store the value in the echo var!

I dont know what I am missing

script.js
function returnValue(echo) {
  return echo;
  var echo = returnValue;
}
returnValue("hi");
index.html
<!DOCTYPE HTML>
<html>
<head>
  <meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=UTF-8">
  <title>JavaScript Basics</title>
</head>
<body>
<script src="script.js"></script>
</body>
</html>

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
230,249 Points

You're close, but you put your variable inside the function.

:point_right: Move it to after the function, and assign it when you call the function with your string.

DeAris Jinks
DeAris Jinks
8,895 Points

yes thanks! I actually got it after I posted this lol