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JavaScript Interactive Web Pages with JavaScript Selecting Elements and Adding Events with JavaScript Adding Events

mickey Odunikan
mickey Odunikan
4,983 Points

SOOOOOOO confused

After line 4 in the app.js file, assign the greeting event handler to the click event on the sayButton.

The error code is telling me touse the 'onclick' property on the button and assign it the 'greeting' function

app.js
var sayButton = document.getElementById("say");
var greeting = function() {
  alert("Hello World!");
}  
button.onclick=greeting
index.html
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head></head>
<body>
<button id="say">Say "Hello World!"</button>
<script src="app.js"></script>
</body>
</html>

1 Answer

Kelly von Borstel
Kelly von Borstel
28,880 Points

You're very close... Instead of button use sayButton, like this:

var sayButton = document.getElementById("say");
var greeting = function() {
  alert("Hello World!");
}
sayButton.onclick = greeting;