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JavaScript JavaScript Basics (Retired) Making Decisions with Conditional Statements Add a Final Else Clause

Michael Andreassen
Michael Andreassen
2,419 Points

What am I missing ? The program asks if I have added the else clause, but I have!

The program runs as expected, asking "Who are you?". The 'else' condition only runs if both variables are false, and opens that alert box.

var isAdmin = false;
var isStudent = false;

if ( isAdmin ) {
    alert('Welcome administrator');
} else if (isStudent) {
    alert('Welcome student');
}   else {
        alert('Who are you?');
  <meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=UTF-8">
  <title>JavaScript Basics</title>
<script src="script.js"></script>

5 Answers

I believe it's failing due to an indentation issue. Remove two spaces before else, and remove 4 spaces before your last alert. It should pass with those changes.

I copy/pasted your code into the challenge and it passed

Michael Andreassen
Michael Andreassen
2,419 Points

Strange, I still get a "Bummer: Did you add a final else clause at the end of the conditional statement?"

Zachery Vitko
Zachery Vitko
5,965 Points

I also copied the code into the challenged and it passed. If it is still failing for you, try to remove the white space before your last else and alert!

Michael Andreassen
Michael Andreassen
2,419 Points

Worked with removing the spacing before the last alert. Thanks guys !