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JavaScript JavaScript and the DOM Making Changes to the DOM Modifying Elements

Joel Rothstein
Joel Rothstein
6,062 Points

Stuck on DOM quiz

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

inputValue = document.querySelector('p').textcontent

app.js
let inputValue = document.querySelector('input').value

inputValue = document.querySelector('p').textcontent
index.html
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
    <head>
      <title>DOM Manipulation</title>
    </head>
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="style.css" />
    <body>
      <div id="content">
        <label for="linkText">Link Text:</label>
        <input type="text" id="linkText" value="sample text">
        <p class="info"></p>
      </div>
    <script src="app.js"></script>
  </body>
</html>
Samuel Tredgett
Samuel Tredgett
11,370 Points

This just boils down to a few smaller points. You have syntax issues with your code here missing semi-colons.

As well as that in the second line you're trying to assign the variable inputValue to the value of textContent rather than the other way around. You simply need to swap them to opposing sides of = sign.

Like so:

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

document.querySelector('p').textContent = inputValue;

2 Answers

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
212,126 Points

You're close, but your assignment for task 2 needs to go the other way (the terms on the left and right sides of the operator need to be swapped).

Also, you have "textcontent" but the correct spelling would be "textContent" (with capital "C").

Semicolons are a "best practice", but omitting them won't cause any errors.