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

Christopher Lauriano
Christopher Lauriano
Full Stack JavaScript Techdegree Student 3,092 Points

The value of input is not changing in the inner html

I am not sure if I am using the correct event listener for a user's input. It says I have stored the value in a variable. But when I try to change the text of an anchor tag it is not changing.

var inputValue = document.getElementById('inputValue').value;

inputValue.addEventListener('input', () => {
    document.getElementById('link').innerHTML = 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>

2 Answers

Some things:

  • The id for the input value is 'linkName'.
  • You don't need to use an event listener.
  • Check the case of inputValue in each of your statements