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

What does "Assign your name (as a string) to the myName variable." mean?

My answer is:

var myName = Ellie;

but that clearly isn't right. I'm really struggling on this one! Can anyone explain it to me?

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

2 Answers

Hey Ellie! You only forgot to put quotations (either ' ' or " ") around your name. Otherwise, you're good!

Justin Hicks
Justin Hicks
14,290 Points

It is asking you to create a variable called myName and use the assignment operator (The equals sign) and store your name as a string in the variable. when you put quotes around something it becomes a string var myName = "This is a string" var myName = This is not a string Hope this helps you.