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JavaScript JavaScript and the DOM (Retiring) Getting a Handle on the DOM Selecting by Id

What is wrong with this? It works fine but, I don't get through this test.

Error is: Make sure that you assign 'button' id

var button;
var input;

const sayPhrase = document.getElementById('sayPhrase');
const phraseText = document.getElementById('phraseText');

sayPhrase.addEventListener('click', () => {
<!DOCTYPE html>
    <title>Phrase Sayer</title>
    <p><input type="text" id="phraseText"></p>
    <p><button id="sayPhrase">Say Phrase</button></p>
    <script src="js/app.js"></script>

1 Answer

yes you are correct but you probably read the question wrong. it wants you to re assign the variable button and input not create new variables.

var button = document.getElementById('sayPhrase');
var input = document.getElementById('phraseText');