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JavaScript AJAX Basics (retiring) AJAX Concepts Finish the AJAX Request

The footer text wasn't set correctly! Is the 'onreadystatechange' handler still set up correctly? this is the error i

that is the error i keep getting

app.js
var request = new XMLHttpRequest();
request.onreadystatechange = function () {
  if (request.readyState === 4 && xhr.status === 200) {
    document.getElementById("footer").innerHTML = request.responseText;
  }
};
request.open("GET", "footer.html");
index.html
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
  <meta charset="utf-8">
  <title>AJAX with JavaScript</title>
  <script src="app.js"></script>
</head>
<body>
  <div id="main">
    <h1>AJAX!</h1>
  </div>
  <div id="footer"></div>
</body>
</html>

1 Answer

Johnny Whitfield
Johnny Whitfield
14,024 Points

Try single quotes.

Here's my code for the challenge:

var request = new XMLHttpRequest(); request.onreadystatechange = function () { if (request.readyState === 4) { document.getElementById("footer").innerHTML = request.responseText; } };

request.open('GET', 'footer.html');