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JavaScript JavaScript Loops, Arrays and Objects Simplify Repetitive Tasks with Loops A Closer Look At Loop Conditions

Brooke Guy
Brooke Guy
8,179 Points

Please help me... I am not sure where my error is...

I am getting an error message that i need to store new variable in the while loop but i'm not sure what that means...

app.js
var secret = "sesame";

prompt("What is the secret password?");

while (secret === "sesame") {
    document.write ("You know the secret password. Welcome.");
}
index.html
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
  <meta charset="utf-8">
  <title>JavaScript Loops</title>
</head>
<body>
<script src="app.js"></script>
</body>
</html>

2 Answers

Vladimir Plokhotniuk
Vladimir Plokhotniuk
5,464 Points

in original code you need only change "if" into "while"

https://teamtreehouse.com/library/javascript-basics/storing-and-tracking-information-with-variables/capturing-visitor-input

watch this video.

var secret = prompt("What is the secret password?");

while (secret === "sesame") { document.write ("You know the secret password. Welcome."); }

Forgive me for my bluntness, but I don't know if this code works or not. I think it does, but I am not sure.