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

Nikita Savelev
Nikita Savelev
Full Stack JavaScript Techdegree Student 3,741 Points

Where would i be able to see the value?

its asking for the value of the ID but i can't seem to see it.

app.js
var inputValue = document.getElementById("linkName");
index.html
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
    <head>
        <title>DOM Manipulation</title>
    </head>
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="style.css" />
    <body>
        <div id="content">
            <label>Link Name:</label>
            <input type="text" id="linkName">
            <a id="link" href="https://teamtreehouse.com"></a>
        </div>
        <script src="app.js"></script>
    </body>
</html>

1 Answer

KRIS NIKOLAISEN
PRO
KRIS NIKOLAISEN
Pro Student 51,912 Points

From the teacher's notes for the video linked in the challenge:

Accessing the value of an input element

Use the value property to get the text that has been entered into an input element. For example, if you have a text input stored in a variable myInput, you can retrieve any text the user has typed into that input like this:

myInput.value