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

Store the value of the text input element in the variable inputValue. (If you need a refresher on getting the value of a

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let inputValue = document.querySelector('inputValue');
<!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>

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You are looking here to select the value of the input in the inputValue variable.

.querySelector('input') selects the input then we need the value that we access using dot notation. Hope that helps :)

let inputValue = document.querySelector('input').value;

it really confuses me a lot , how you add .value and WHY??