FAQ: Learn HTML: Script - The src attribute


This community-built FAQ covers the “The src attribute” exercise from the lesson “Learn HTML: Script”.

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I am really confused about the instruction to add an empty src to the script tag. When I do it gives me the error message that the src must have a value. What have I done wrong?


It may well be that a console error is tolerated for this exercise, and will be rectified in a following lesson. Albeit that the case, a hash is an acceptable URL to the browser.



I followed the steps, got all the check marks but in the end, it doesn’t work.


The script has been left commented out, for some reason. In script.js remove the comment tokens, /* at beginning, and */ at the end. Click Run to save. Now click the browser window repeatedly.


True and I did uncommented it. Well, actually what I did was to remove only the first “*/” and left the last. I didn’t show me any error message as I kept tying to make it work. It’s working now. Thanks!