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JavaScript JavaScript Basics (Retired) Storing and Tracking Information with Variables Create a Variable

I typed scripts.js document; <script> var myName; </script> and it appers a error named ParseError?

Where is the mistake?

var myName;
  <meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=UTF-8">
  <title>JavaScript Basics</title>
<script src="scripts.js"></script>

1 Answer

Abbey Tipton
Abbey Tipton
16,846 Points

Hi there! I looked at the challenge, and it seems to be asking you to create a variable. You don't need to include script tags in your JS file. You would need them if you were including this code in an HTML file, but since this file is separate, it doesn't need the tags.

var myName;

should just be:

var myName;

That should help you complete the first part of the challenge, and you can go on to the second part.