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

I don't know what's wrong? var answer = prompt("what day is today?")

There comes a window. So i don't know what's wrong

scripts.js
var answer = prompt('what day is it?');
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="scripts.js"></script>
</body>
</html>

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3 Answers

Hi Kelvin,

The challenge is just being picky - it's expecting "What" to be capitalized.

// this fails
var answer = prompt("what day is it?");

// this passes
var answer = prompt("What day is it?");
Abe Layee
Abe Layee
8,378 Points

I belive the question is asking you to store the answer var into the prompt() function like this.

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

oh~~Yes Robert. It works right now! So the problem is capitalized!