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JavaScript jQuery Basics Introducing jQuery Getting Values from Form Fields

Inside the provided click handler in app.js: Use jQuery’s val() method to get the value of the text input with

what am I doing wrong?

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html lang="en">
    <h2 class="profile-name">Treasure Porth</h2>
    <p class="profile-text">I am a web developer!</p>

    <label>Change name:<input id="name-input" type="text"></label>

    <script src="app.js"></script>
$('button').click(function() {
   const newName=jQuery("#name-input").value();

1 Answer

Kevin Gates
Kevin Gates
15,053 Points

You're putting .value() when instead you should be putting: .val()

See here for more information: http://api.jquery.com/val/