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JavaScript JavaScript Basics (Retired) Making Decisions with Conditional Statements Add an Else If Clause

need another set of eyes can't see what's wrong!

help.

script.js
var isAdmin = false;
var isStudent = true;

if ( isAdmin ) {
    alert('Welcome administrator');
} else if ( isStudent ) {
  alert ('Welcome student');
  {
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="script.js"></script>
</body>
</html>

Hey Edward,

Take a look at the final bracket of your code. Hope that helps!

-Brandon

5 Answers

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
229,606 Points

It looks like the final brace is facing the wrong way. It 's another open brace ( { ), but it should be a closing brace instead ( } ).

yes Bummer! There was an error with your code: syntaxError: parse error

YES, I see that now thanks.

well crap! still syntax error.

I got it! thanks you guys. I had an extra curly bracket in the code . Took it out and it worked.