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

Raul Cisneros
Raul Cisneros
7,319 Points

I guess I dont understand what the question is asking. I have reviewed video and applied what I see but it dont work.

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app.js
let inputValue = document.getElementById('linkName');
index.html
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
    <head>
        <title>DOM Manipulation</title>
    </head>
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="style.css" />
    <body>
        <div id="content">
            <label>Link Name:</label>
            <input type="text" id="linkName">
            <a id="link" href="https://teamtreehouse.com"></a>
        </div>
        <script src="app.js"></script>
    </body>
</html>

1 Answer

Patrick Marshall
Patrick Marshall
13,508 Points

Hi Raul,

Your code is assigning the element itself to the variable. To get the value of the element you need to use .value.

Hope this helps.