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

Gabriele Borghesi
Gabriele Borghesi
2,841 Points

Task 1 is no longer passing.

Hi, I can't understand why this code is not good. Can anyone help me?

app.js
let inputValue = document.getElementById('linkName');
inputValue = inputValue.value;
let aText = document.getElementById('link');
inputValue = aText.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">link</a>
        </div>
        <script src="app.js"></script>
    </body>
</html>

2 Answers

Sushant Kumar
PLUS
Sushant Kumar
Courses Plus Student 3,555 Points

let inputValue = document.getElementById('linkName'); inputValue = inputValue.value; let aText = document.getElementById('link'); aText.textContent = inputValue;

Sushant Kumar
PLUS
Sushant Kumar
Courses Plus Student 3,555 Points

Dear Gabriele Borghesi,

Input stores value, and anchor tag has textContent or InnerHTML. So i thinks you should write like this: aText.textContent= inputValue ;

(instead of inputValue = aText.value;)

''' let inputValue = document.getElementById('linkName'); inputValue = inputValue.value; let aText = document.getElementById('link'); aText.textContent = inputValue;'''