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JavaScript React Basics (2018) Thinking in Components Use a Component with JSX

luther wardle
luther wardle
Full Stack JavaScript Techdegree Student 18,029 Points

React not rendering component in DOM? Please help!

//my component function PopUp() { return( <div> <h2> Who's feeding Murphy? </h2> <h2>Tell us who you are</h2> <form>

<input /> </form> <button className="feedBtn"> OK </button> </div> ); }

//rendering in DOM ReactDOM.render( <PopUp />, document.getElementById("root") );

on launch i get this error: babel.min.js:7 Uncaught SyntaxError: Unexpected token (74:2) 72 | 73 | function PopUp() {

74 | return( | ^ 75 | <div> 76 | <h2> Who's feeding Murphy? </h2> 77 | <h2>Tell us who you are</h2>

1 Answer

Very hard to read the code but I think your problem is on the input tag


<input placeholder="Enter text" value="" />

Question do you have a render function?