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JavaScript JavaScript Basics (Retired) Storing and Tracking Information with Variables Create a variable with a string

providing player variable to document.write() function

how to add the' player variable' to the 'document.write()' function

app.js
var player = "Jasmine";
alert(player);
document.write ("player");
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="app.js"></script>
</body>
</html>

2 Answers

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
218,861 Points

Don't put quotes around a variable name.

Adding quotes makes it into a string literal which represents itself instead of the value you assigned to the variable.

can you help with a syntax example

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
218,861 Points

Exactly what you had, but without the quotes:

document.write(player);

thank you btw