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JavaScript JavaScript Loops, Arrays and Objects Simplify Repetitive Tasks with Loops A Closer Look At Loop Conditions

Chris Gutierrez
Chris Gutierrez
6,911 Points

what is wrong here?

needing a little help in trying to figure out what im doing wrong.

var secret = prompt("What is the secret password?");
var sesame;

while( sesame !== secret ) {
prompt(secret === sesame);
document.write("You know the secret password. Welcome.");
<!DOCTYPE html>
  <meta charset="utf-8">
  <title>JavaScript Loops</title>
<script src="app.js"></script>

1 Answer

You'll want to declare your secret variable outside of the while loop and initialize it inside. This way, the user will be continuously prompted until the secret variable holds the value, "sesame".

// Declare secret variable
var secret;

while (secret !== "sesame") {
    // Initialize secret variable
    secret = prompt("What is the secret password?");