JavaScript JavaScript and the DOM Making Changes to the DOM Modifying Elements

RODRIGO MARTINEZ
RODRIGO MARTINEZ
5,912 Points

My code/Solution is not working, Please help: var inputValue = document.getElementById('linkName');

My code/Solution is not working, Please help:

var inputValue = document.getElementById('linkName');

app.js
var inputValue = document.getElementById('linkName');
index.html
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
    <head>
        <title>DOM Manipulation</title>
    </head>
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="style.css" />
    <body>
        <div id="content">
            <label>Link Name:</label>
            <input type="text" id="linkName">
            <a id="link" href="https://teamtreehouse.com"></a>
        </div>
        <script src="app.js"></script>
    </body>
</html>

1 Answer

Dmitry Polyakov
Dmitry Polyakov
4,410 Points

Hey. If you want to grasp the value, you should add .value at the end. Without it you just grab the input box itself, not value inside it.

var inputValue = document.getElementById('linkName').value;

RODRIGO MARTINEZ
RODRIGO MARTINEZ
5,912 Points

Thanks a lot for your help man. I Really appreciate it. I don't know how i didn't see it.