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JavaScript JavaScript Basics Making Decisions in Your Code with Conditional Statements Write an 'if' Statement

Not sure what I’m missing on this code. Can anybody explain

const isAdmin = true;
const isStudent = false;
let message;
if (Welcome admin) { 


1 Answer

Dane Parchment
Dane Parchment
Treehouse Moderator 10,991 Points

Honestly I recommend you re-watch the video on if statements, your syntax is completely wrong unfortunately. Within your if statement your are supposed to have a condition or a statement that returns either a condition or Boolean. Examples

// Checking if a name is equal to Bob
let name = 'Jackson';
if(name === 'Bob') {
     console.log('Hi Bob');

// Checking if 10 is less than 20
if(10 < 20) {
    console.log('10 is less than 20')

See how the syntax differs from yours?

The challenge is probably asking you to check conditions for those variables, for example if isAdmin is true and then change the value of the message accordingly

if(isAdmin) {
   message = 'Welcome admin!';

Hopefully this helps.