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JavaScript JavaScript Foundations Variables Basics

Move the script tag where it'll get executed after the page loads. No matter where I move it I get an error about null.

It should be in <head> area correct?

3 Answers

Markus Ylisiurunen
Markus Ylisiurunen
15,034 Points

Hi,

you should move it to the end of the body tag. Make sure it's the last tag inside of the <body> tag.

Rita Han
Rita Han
1,834 Points

It will be located at the bottom of the </html>. Could someone explain to me why you'd put it at the end?

This will ensure that all necessary contents are displayed or loaded before any other computation are performed. And the user doesn't have to wait for the page to finish all processes before accessing the contents of a site.