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JavaScript JavaScript Basics (Retired) Introducing JavaScript Write Another Program

Nathan Magyar
Nathan Magyar
11,332 Points

Problem Calling the Alert Function

Hello! In the attached code, it tells me I haven't "called" the alert function...but I don't remember learning how to do that from this unit's video. Where is the error? Thank you for your help.

index.html
<!DOCTYPE HTML>
<html>
<head>
  <meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=UTF-8">
  <title>JavaScript Basics</title>
</head>
<body>
  <script src="script.js">
    alert("Warning!");
  </script>

</body>
</html>

2 Answers

Abe Layee
Abe Layee
8,378 Points

I am sorry but you have to write the code inside the script file not the body. This will work

<script>
alert("warning!");
</script>
Julian Gutierrez
Julian Gutierrez
19,201 Points

Removing the src="script.js" should help you pass the challenge.

Nathan Magyar
Nathan Magyar
11,332 Points

Thank you! Both your answers were helpful.