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JavaScript JavaScript Basics (Retired) Storing and Tracking Information with Variables Create a variable with a string

peterson st gourdain
peterson st gourdain
931 Points

what am i doing wrong

whats missing

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

2 Answers

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
218,861 Points

The variable name and the assignment operator should not be inside the quotes. Only the string value being assigned.

Also, be sure to spell things the same way they are given in the instructions (including upper/lower case).

When making a String variable declaration in Javascript, all parenthesis go on the right side of the equals sign. On the left side of the equals sign is where your variable is declared.

var variableName = "This is my string";