Welcome to the Treehouse Community

The Treehouse Community is a meeting place for developers, designers, and programmers of all backgrounds and skill levels to get support. Collaborate here on code errors or bugs that you need feedback on, or asking for an extra set of eyes on your latest project. Join thousands of Treehouse students and alumni in the community today. (Note: Only Treehouse students can comment or ask questions, but non-students are welcome to browse our conversations.)

Looking to learn something new?

Treehouse offers a seven day free trial for new students. Get access to thousands of hours of content and a supportive community. Start your free trial today.

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

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

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

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

Thank You , got the hang of this