JavaScript JavaScript and the DOM Making Changes to the DOM Modifying Elements

Deon Choi
Deon Choi
Full Stack JavaScript Techdegree Student 9,220 Points

I'm not sure what im doing wrong. var inputValue = documentGetElementById('linkName');

please help

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

1 Answer

Qiuhua Pan
Qiuhua Pan
4,283 Points

You just have to add .value like this

var inputValue = document.getElementById('linkName').value;