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JavaScript JavaScript Basics (Retired) Storing and Tracking Information with Variables Capturing Visitor Input and Writing It to the Page

Erika Herold
Erika Herold
Courses Plus Student 320 Points

I don't know what I am doing wrong. I am being asked to use the prompt() method to ask "what day is it?" & store in var

and store in var message. I am writing var answer = prompt("what day is it?");

what am i missing?

var answer = prompt("what day is it?");
  <meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=UTF-8">
  <title>JavaScript Basics</title>
<script src="scripts.js"></script>

2 Answers

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
229,921 Points

Those challenges are so picky!

So apparently the challenge wanted the prompt to be "What day is it?" (with a capital "W"), but you wrote "what day is it?" (with a lower-case "w").

Mohanned kandil
Mohanned kandil
2,551 Points

that's right capital the first word.

var answer = prompt("What day is it?");