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JavaScript JavaScript and the DOM Making Changes to the DOM Modifying Elements

Adlan Ilyasov
Adlan Ilyasov
2,100 Points

What am i doing wrong?

How do i get the value?

app.js
const inputValue = document.querySelector('input');
index.html
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
    <head>
      <title>DOM Manipulation</title>
    </head>
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="style.css" />
    <body>
      <div id="content">
        <label for="linkText">Link Text:</label>
        <input type="text" id="linkText" value="sample text">
        <p class="info"></p>
      </div>
    <script src="app.js"></script>
  </body>
</html>
Axel Lancieri
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Axel Lancieri
Front End Web Development Techdegree Student 13,107 Points

With inputValue you've grabbed the input so that's great!

However you'd want to specify you refer to the value in order to get your javascript to see that.

Try typing inputValue.value on the console and see if you get the outcome you're looking for.

1 Answer

Bella Bradbury
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Bella Bradbury
Web Development Techdegree Student 12,709 Points

You've currently only grabbed the input element, which is a great start. From here you just need to grab the value of the element as well. This can be done with the .value method!