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JavaScript JavaScript Loops, Arrays and Objects Simplify Repetitive Tasks with Loops A Closer Look At Loop Conditions

javascript while loops

What's wrong with my code?

var secret = prompt ("What is the secret password?"); 

while (secret !== "sesame") {

   prompt ("What is the secret password?");

document.write ("You know the password. Welcome.");

2 Answers

Marc Schultz
Marc Schultz
23,356 Points

The error says:

Bummer! You need to assign a new value to the secret variable inside the loop.

Inside the loop you have this:

prompt ("What is the secret password?");

This is correct, but the variable secret will not be set again.

Collin Perkins
Collin Perkins
8,811 Points

You need to reset the secret variable to the prompt.

secret = prompt("What is the secret password?");