JavaScript JavaScript Basics (Retired) Introducing JavaScript Using the Console

Im confused the hint says to type the code after the doc write function yet when i do it says its wrong

i have no errors that i can see in syntax please help

index.html
<!DOCTYPE HTML>
<html>
<head>
  <meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=UTF-8">
  <title>JavaScript Basics</title>
</head>
<body>
<script>
console.log("Begin program");
  </script>
  document.write("<h1>Welcome to JavaScript Basics</h1>");
<script>
  console.log("End program");
</script>
</body>
</html>

1 Answer

Stephan Olsen
Stephan Olsen
6,650 Points

You're only supposed to have one script tag in this situation, containing all of your JavaScript. The reason why you're getting an error on this one, is because the document.write() is not inside a script tag, and is therefore not interpreted as JavaScript. Your code should look something like this

<script>
// log Begin program
document.write("Welcome to JavaScript Basics");
// log End program
</script>

Thank You , got the hang of this