JavaScript JavaScript and the DOM Making Changes to the DOM Modifying Elements

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Select the <input> element with the ID linkName and store its value in the variable inputValue. (For a refresher on gett

Select the <input> element with the ID linkName and store its value in the variable inputValue. (For a refresher on getting the value of a text input, watch this video from the previous section.)

Not sure i understand what is going wrong here, help!

app.js
var inputValue = document.getElementById('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>

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
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You've selected the element, but you need to access the "value" attribute.