Getting input from the user in JavaScript

prompt( ) –

The browser provides a built-in function that can be used to get input from the user, named prompt. The prompt( ) method displays a dialog box that prompts the visitor for input.

Once the prompt function obtains input from the user, it returns that input.

Syntax: –

prompt(text, defaultText)


  • prompt(“Enter Your Name: “, “name”);
  • prompt(“Enter Your Roll No. : “);

Good Approach

  • Inline
  • External
  • Inside head Tag
  • Inside bodyTag

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