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

Charlynn Schmiedt
Charlynn Schmiedt
9,285 Points

Okay, I'm a little lost. Why isn't this correct? const inputValue = document.getElementById('linkText');

In the HTML code, the input ID is "linkText", so I'm not sure why that is wrong. Can anybody help?

app.js
const inputValue = document.getElementById('linkText');
index.html
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
    <head>
      <title>DOM Manipulation</title>
    </head>
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="style.css" />
    <body>
      <div id="content">
        <label for="linkText">Link Text:</label>
        <input type="text" id="linkText" value="sample text">
        <p class="info"></p>
      </div>
    <script src="app.js"></script>
  </body>
</html>

2 Answers

You are selecting the element correctly, but that's not what this challenge means by value.

        <input type="text" id="linkText" value="sample text">

Try selecting the value attribute of the input element.

Charlynn Schmiedt
Charlynn Schmiedt
9,285 Points

Thank you — I got through the challenge! :)