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JavaScript JavaScript Basics (Retired) Introducing JavaScript Link to an External Script

inside shout.js file write the code for an alert dialog with the message I DID IT

inside shout.js file write the code for an alert dialog with message I DID IT

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="shout.js" alert> ('I DID IT!'); </script>
  </body>
</html>
shout.js

1 Answer

Shay Paustovsky
Shay Paustovsky
969 Points

Hi Hilary,

Your'e making good progress although I just want to point somethings out:

Linking to JavaScript

There are multiple ways of linking a JS file to an HTML document.

  • External Inside the <script></script> tags include the "src" attribute with the path to the .js file.
  • Internal Inside the <script></script> tags you write the JavaScript code although for large chunks of code it's not ideal.

If you link to an external (.js) file you do not need to write the JavaScript code between the <script> tags.

HTML

<script src='shout.js"></script>

JS

alert('I did it!');

Hope I've helped, if you have any further questions simply ask

Happy Coding

Shay