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JavaScript JavaScript Basics (Retired) Making Decisions with Conditional Statements A Basic If Statement

Stage 4: Making Decisions with Conditional Statements Challenge

Can someone tell me why my code isn't working?

var isAdmin = true; var isStudent = false if ( isAdmin === true ) { document.write('<p>Welcome administrator</p>'); } else { document.write('<p>You are not the administrator</p>'); }

When I check my answer it tells me that I am wrong and asks if I have added the word 'true' inside of the () of the if clause. I have but I still get it wrong. Thanks for the help.

Donte'

3 Answers

Sam Baines
Sam Baines
4,315 Points

Hi Donte - the reason the code isnt working is because you are using the document.write command instead of the alert() command I believe - so as follows:

if (isAdmin === true) {
alert('Welcome Administrator');
} else {
alert('You are not the Administrator');
}

Hope this helps. Always read the challenge again if you get a bummer come back.

It's asking for an alert if isAdmin is true.

var isAdmin = true;
var isStudent = false;

if(isAdmin === true) {
  alert('Welcome administrator');
}

Thanks, somehow I kept overlooking that.