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

Jordan Bass
Jordan Bass
3,183 Points

Set the text content of the a tag to be the value stored in the variable inputValue.

I don't know what I'm doing wrong... Can someone one just tell me so I can use the 2 hours that I have to work on coding on something other than 1 question?

let inputValue = linkName.value;

<!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

Hey Jordan! The challenge is asking you to set the content of the a tag to whatever is stored inside the variable input variable, this could be done like this:

let inputValue = linkName.value;
link.textContent = inputValue;

Hope this helps!

Jordan Bass
Jordan Bass
3,183 Points

THANK. YOU!! You made my morning!! Just when you think you're understanding everything, here comes the humble pie.. This was driving me crazy. REALLY helpful.

Thank you, again.