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JavaScript JavaScript and the DOM (Retiring) Making Changes to the DOM Modifying Elements

Bilal Sleiman
Bilal Sleiman
2,403 Points

Select the <input> element with the ID linkName and store its value in the variable inputValue.

What am I doing wrong?

var inputValue = document.getElementById("linkName");
<!DOCTYPE html>
        <title>DOM Manipulation</title>
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="style.css" />
        <div id="content">
            <label>Link Name:</label>
            <input type="text" id="linkName">
            <a id="link" href="https://teamtreehouse.com"></a>
        <script src="app.js"></script>

1 Answer

Hi Bilal!

The issue is that you need to store the inputs VALUE, not the input itself.

This passes the first task:

var inputValue = document.getElementById('linkName').value;

This passes both:

var inputValue = document.getElementById('linkName').value;

document.getElementById('link').textContent = inputValue;

I hope that helps.

Stay safe and happy coding!