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

Michael Lawinger
Michael Lawinger
33,581 Points

Storing Values In Variables

The code challenge question I'm struggling with is: Store the value of the text input element in the variable inputValue.

app.js
let inputValue = document.querySelectorAll("#linkName").value;
index.html
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
    <head>
        <title>DOM Manipulation</title>
    </head>
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="style.css" />
    <body>
        <div id="content">
            <label>Link Name:</label>
            <input type="text" id="linkName">
            <a id="link" href="https://teamtreehouse.com"></a>
        </div>
        <script src="app.js"></script>
    </body>
</html>

1 Answer

Lewis Combey
Lewis Combey
2,533 Points

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

Sorry yes you want to set your query selector to not all

Michael Lawinger
Michael Lawinger
33,581 Points

Awesome! Thanks that was it, I see I was selecting more elements than I needed.