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JavaScript JavaScript Foundations Variables Hoisting

Problem with Javascript Hoisting


Am having trouble with this code challenge, according to Hoisting the variables should be declared at the top of the function, so moved it to the top but it still is not correct, any tips on this as I'm stumped?

Cheers, Nolan

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html lang="en">
    <title> JavaScript Foundations: Variables</title>
      html {
        background: #FAFAFA;
        font-family: sans-serif;
    <h1>JavaScript Foundations</h1>
    <h2>Variables: Hoisting</h2>


    function elevatorCloseButton(pushed) {
    var status = "I'll close when I'm ready.";

        if (pushed) {





1 Answer

You are only asked to move the variable declaration to the top, not the assignment to the variable

function elevatorCloseButton(pushed) {
    var status;

        if (pushed) {
         status = "I'll close when I'm ready.";


I see, that makes sense, thanks for clearing that up for me. Still getting to grips with the lingo.