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JavaScript JavaScript and the DOM Making Changes to the DOM Modifying Elements

Seth Look
Seth Look
15,598 Points

i have tried multiple combinations and i dont know what i am missing

pleasae helpe

app.js
 const input = document.querySelector('.inputValue').value;
index.html
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
    <head>
      <title>DOM Manipulation</title>
    </head>
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="style.css" />
    <body>
      <div id="content">
        <label for="linkText">Link Text:</label>
        <input type="text" id="linkText" value="sample text">
        <p class="info"></p>
      </div>
    <script src="app.js"></script>
  </body>
</html>

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
216,033 Points

You're close, but you have a few issues:

  • the instructions say to use the variable inputValue (instead of "input")
  • the input element has no class name, so it can't be selected with a class selector
  • the input does have an id, and can be selected using that or just by the tag name