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New to Javascript

New to Javascript

New to Javascript

Hi I am new to JavaScript and I am trying to put a countdown clock on my website I have written the code and it says that the code is correct however when I run it all I get is a blank screen and no countdown clock not sure why.



<script type="text/javascript/">
function cdtd () {
var disney = new Date("August 25, 2015 00:00:00");
var now = new Date ();
var timeDiff = disney.getTime() - now.getTime();

var seconds = Math.floor(timeDiff / 1000);
var minutes = Math.floor(seconds / 60);
var hours = Math.floor(minutes / 60);
var days = Math.floor(hours / 24);

document.getElementById("DaysBox").innerHTML = days;
document.getElementById("HoursBox").innerHTML = hours;
document.getElementById("MinutesBox").innerHTML = minutes;
document.getElementById("SecondsBox").innerHTML = seconds;

var timer=setTimeout ('cdtd()',1000);


<div id="daysBox"></div>
<div id="hoursBox"></div>
<div id="minsBox"></div>
<div id="secsBox"></div>

<script type="text/javascript/">cdtd(); </script>



Thank You Joel

RE: New to Javascript

You have quite a few errors in your code, but primarily, your function is never being run because your script tags are wrong. The last / causes the browser to not run the code as JS.


<script type="text/javascript/">cdtd(); </script> 

Remove it in both cases, and you'll start getting the rest of the errors.

Phil AKA Vacunita
Ignorance is not necessarily Bliss, case in point:
Unknown has caused an Unknown Error on Unknown and must be shutdown to prevent damage to Unknown.

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RE: New to Javascript

Thank you very much most appreciated it worked now I have figure out how to format it with CSS

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