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I'm having trouble selecting the input value.
I have reviewed my code several times, and I'm having trouble finding how I am not selecting the input value.
let inputValue = document.querySelector('#linkText');
<!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>
Have you tried setting inputValue to the value attribute of the element you selected?
Gergely Bocz14,218 Points
Hi Louis Riddle !
With the selector you are actually selecting the input field. To get the value of the field you should refer to the value propery of the input field like this:
let inputValue = document.querySelector('#linkText').value;
This is the solution for the first part of this challenge.
Generally though, I suggest you to select the input field like this:
let input = document.querySelector('#linkText');
And then change the value referring to the value property of that variable, like this:
input.value = "xyz";
Good luck, Gergő