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

Kayla Howard
Kayla Howard
4,655 Points

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

I've tried

const inputValue = document.getElementById('linkName');

&

const inputValue = document.querySelector('#linkName');

const inputValue = document.querySelector('input #linkName');

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

2 Answers

Hi Kayla,

your selectors are fine and they work.

You just forgot to use to put .value at the end to actually get the value of the selected id element. ;-)

Blessings from Berlin and happy java-scripting, Nils

PS: If my answer helped you or solved your issues, please upvote my answer and/or mark it as "Best answer" (so people browsing the community forum know your issue is solved)

Kayla Howard
Kayla Howard
4,655 Points

Thank you so very much for your time! Have a Wonderful day!

Glad, i could help.