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JavaScript JavaScript and the DOM Getting a Handle on the DOM Select by ID

Oleksandra Smith
Oleksandra Smith
Front End Web Development Techdegree Student 9,361 Points

Next, declare a new variable named input. Point the variable to the input element with the ID input-phrase. Use the meth

Hi, I ma not sure what I am doing wrong?

// Complete the challenge by writing JavaScript below
const button = document.getElementById ('btn-phrase');
const input = document.getElementById ('input-phrase');

button.addEventListener('click', () => {
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html lang="en">
    <meta charset="utf-8">
    <title>Phrase Sayer</title>
    <p><label for="input-phrase">Type a phrase</label></p>
    <p><input type="text" id="input-phrase"></p>
    <p><button id="btn-phrase">Say Phrase</button></p>
    <script src="app.js"></script>

1 Answer

Your code is correct.

If you remove the space before the ( in the second line, it will pass the challenge.