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JavaScript JavaScript Basics (Retired) Introducing JavaScript Write Another Program

Bennett Lappen
Bennett Lappen
12,035 Points

Problem with Script 'alert!; in Challenge Task 2 of 2

Challenge Task 2 of 2 asks: Inside the script tags, write a function that will open an alert dialog with the message 'Warning!'

The error alert reads: "You didn't call the alert() function inside the <script> tags."

However, when I insert <script> on either side of the alert message or I just place a <script> above it, the error message reads "Looks like you have too many <script> tags. You only need one."

What am I doing wrong?

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=scripts.js></script>
  alert("Warning!")
</body>
</html>

2 Answers

For this challenge there is no external script file (meaning no src attribute). Instead the code is placed between the script tags in the html.

This one took me forever. The answer is first part enter <script></script> Second part all you got to do is <script> alert("Warning");</script>

make sure to space one time on the second part when you put in alert