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JavaScript JavaScript Basics (Retired) Making Decisions with Conditional Statements Add an Else If Clause

Shadrach Thomas
PLUS
Shadrach Thomas
Courses Plus Student 8,915 Points

Somebody Help please!

I'm stuck with this challenge

script.js
var isAdmin = false;
var isStudent = true;

if ( isAdmin ) {
    alert('Welcome administrator')
} else ( isStudent === true ) {
    alert('Welcome student')
}
index.html
<!DOCTYPE HTML>
<html>
<head>
  <meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=UTF-8">
  <title>JavaScript Basics</title>
</head>
<body>
<script src="script.js"></script>
</body>
</html>

2 Answers

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
230,230 Points

A plain else statement does not take a condition.

It doesn't need one, since it covers any case not already handled. But if you want to do another test you need an if.

Also, you never need to compare a boolean to true, just naming it is enough. See the example where IsAdmin is tested on line 4.

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
230,230 Points

After applying the hints, do you have a line that looks like this?

} else if ( isStudent ) {