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

peterson st gourdain
peterson st gourdain
931 Points

im lost

need info pls

app.js
var player = 'Jasmine'
document.write ("player!")
index.html
<!DOCTYPE HTML>
<html>
<head>
  <meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=UTF-8">
  <title>JavaScript Basics</title>
</head>
<body>
<script src="app.js"></script>
</body>
</html>

1 Answer

Jennifer Nordell
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Jennifer Nordell
Treehouse Teacher

Hi there! Currently, you are writing to the document the string "player!". What they're looking for is for you to write to the document "Jasmine" which is contained in the variable player.

document.write(player);

When you put quotes around something you are saying that it's a string literal. This means that it will be exactly that that prints out. However, if you leave off the quotes it looks for a variable and retrieves the value (which may very well be a string) stored there.

Hope this helps! :sparkles: