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JavaScript JavaScript Basics Working with Strings Display the Value of a String on a Page

Emily Shaindlin
Emily Shaindlin
655 Points

Typed exactly what was given. Got a 'uncaught syntax error' when i run it in the browser. Why would this be?

const stringToshout = prompt("What do you want to shout?"); const shout = stringToshout.toUpperCase(); const shoutMessage = `The message to shout is: ${shout}!!';

console.log(shoutMessage);

Did I miss something?

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
215,940 Points

The issue is mismatched quotes on the template string:

shoutMessage = `The message to shout is: ${shout}!!';     // note: ' instead of `
//             ^ accent (correct)                  ^ apostrophe (error)