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JavaScript JavaScript Basics (Retired) Making Decisions with Conditional Statements A Basic If Statement

Allen Nichols
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Allen Nichols
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I'm unsure what is incorrect. I put 'true' inside the parentheses. Thanks in advance.

The error message reads "Did you add 'true' to the parentheses" . I did do that but, I'm assuming something is missing.

script.js
var isAdmin = true;
var isStudent = false;

if (isAdmin === true){
  document.write("Welcome administrator.");
}
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="script.js"></script>
</body>
</html>

2 Answers

Jennifer Nordell
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Jennifer Nordell
Treehouse Teacher

Hi there! You're doing just fine, and this Bummer message is a little misleading. The problem lies in the way you're displaying "Welcome administrator". The challenge explicitly asks that it be displayed in an alert, but you are using document.write. If I make that teensy correction, your code passes!

Hope this helps! :sparkles: