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    Question JavaScript not rendering if place inside the body tag?

    Hi humans!
    I'm a JavaScript newbie and new here.
    I've learned so far that JavaScript can be placed anywhere between the <head></head> or <body></body> tag in an HTML document. I've been doing some exercises Alerts: I placed my JavaScript code between the head section of my page and it works fine, but when placed between the body tags; the browser seems to just ignore it. Nothing happens.

    Can someone explain me why is this?

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    please post an example.

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    Red face BinaryTrek Example

    It works fine if I place the code inside the head section:

    HTML Code:
    <!DOCTYPE html>
    
    <html lang="en">
    
    <head>
     <title>Web Page title</title>
    
    <script>
    function yetAnotherAlert(){
    alert("hello World");
    }
    </script>
    
    </head>
    <body>
    </body>
    </html>
    and why it doesn't if I place the code between the body section of the document; nothing happens! Anybody??
    example:


    HTML Code:
    <!DOCTYPE html>
    
    <html lang="en">
    
    <head>
     <title>Web Page title</title>
    
    </head>
    <body>
    
    <script>
    function yetAnotherAlert(){
    alert("hello World");
    }
    </script>
    
    
    </body>
    </html>

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    Neither of your examples ever calls the yetAnotherAlert function, so right now, neither example does anything. I suspect the code you posted isn't the code you're actually working with. Post your actual code, then maybe we can help.
    for(split(//,'))*))91:+9.*4:1A1+9,1))2*:..)))2*:31.-1)4131)1))2*:3)"'))
    {for(ord){$i+=$_&7;grep(vec($s,$i++,1)=1,1..($_>>3)-4);}}print"$s\n";

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