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

i use document.getElementbyID and input the value

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

1 Answer

Cameron Childres
Cameron Childres
11,814 Points

Hi Jacquelyn,

Some things to note:

  • You're missing the 'n' in 'Element'
  • getElementById() is written in camel case, check your capitalization and make sure it matches
  • You'll need to use the value property to access the value of the input -- the video linked in the question is a good refresher if you're having trouble with this part

Hope this helps! Let me know if you have any questions.

I watched the video twice but let me make my corrections with the missing n and go from there and try again myself before asking again

The video was no help

Cameron Childres
Cameron Childres
11,814 Points

The key takeaway of the video is that a text input has a value property which stores the text that has been entered in to it.

This will select the element:


Add the property value to retrieve the text stored inside the input element: