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JavaScript JavaScript Basics (Retired) Introducing JavaScript Write Another Program

Unsure of where to put alert function

Please help. I am stuck

  <meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=UTF-8">
  <title>JavaScript Basics</title>
  <script src="script.js"> alert


1 Answer

Unsure as to what you mean by where to put it...It will work just fine inside the script tag that you have.

However there is a problem with your code. You cannot create a script tag and give it an attribute of src and then put code inside the script tags...that just does not work.


<script src="script.js"> alert



<script src='script.js'></script>

also, you added an extra "alert" to the code that should not be there. And you missed the ; at the end of your alert statement. While javascript is forgiving about this sort of thing it is best practice to include it at the end of most lines.

hope this helps.

Thank you so much! I now can see where I made the mistake. Thank you!