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JavaScript JavaScript Basics (Retired) Making Decisions with Conditional Statements Introducing Conditional Statements

Need help with JavaScript, Introducing Conditional Statements challenge, step 3

I have completed the first two steps of this challenge, but when I add the 'else' statement in step 3, I get an error message saying that step one (the first line of code) is no longer passing.

This is what I have. Can anyone see what is wrong with the else statement?

var answer = prompt ('What is the best programming language?'); if (answer === 'JavaScript') { alert.write ("<p>You are correct</p>"); } else { alert.write ("<p>JavaScript is the best language!</p>"); }

Thank you!


  <meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=UTF-8">
  <title>JavaScript Basics</title>
<script src="app.js"></script>

1 Answer

Jennifer Nordell
Jennifer Nordell
Treehouse Teacher

If I take your code and copy/paste it it passes the first two challenges. But apparantly it really doesn't want alert.write... it just wants alert. If I remove the .write... it passes! See what I mean here:

var answer = prompt ('What is the best programming language?'); 
if (answer === 'JavaScript') {
  alert ("You are correct"); 
} else { 
  alert ("JavaScript is the best language!"); 

Thanks! I will try that...

It worked!