Build a Palindrome Checker Project - Build a Palindrome Checker

please where did i go wrong

<!-- file: index.html -->
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html lang="en">
    <meta charset="UTF-8">
    <meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1.0">
    <title>Palindrome Checker</title>
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="styles.css">
  <main class="container">
    <h1>Palindrome Checker</h1>
    <label for="text-input">Enter in text to check for a palindrome:</label>
    <input id="text-input" required>
    <button id="check-btn">check</button>
    <div id="result"></div>
  <script src="script.js"></script>
/* file: styles.css */
  margin: 0;
  padding: 0;
  box-sizing: border-box;
  font-family: 'poppins', sans-serif;

  min-height: 100vh;
  display: flex;
  justify-content: center;
  align-items: center;
  background: skyblue;
  background: #eee;
  max-width: 500px;
/* file: script.js */
const textInput = document.getElementById("text-input");
const checkBtn = document.getElementById("check-btn");
const result = document.getElementById("result");

let input ="";
let textValue = "";
let originalText = "";
let reversedText = "";

checkBtn.addEventListener('click', () => {
  if (input === "") {
    alert("Please input a value")

textInput.addEventListener('change', (event) => {
  input = (;
  textValue = input.toLowerCase().replace(/[^a-z0-9]/g, "");
originalText = text.value;
reversedText = originalText.split("").reverse().join("");

palindrome = (input) => {
  if  (input === reversedText) {
    result.textContent = `${textInput} is a palindrome`;
    return true;
  } else {
    result.textContent = `${textInput} is not a palindrome`;
    return false;

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Build a Palindrome Checker Project - Build a Palindrome Checker

Hi there.

What does the error message say?

its not showing error but its not working either.

Hi @iobateru

I console logged your code and discovered two errors.

The first is text is not defined. This appears to be a typo in your code.
The second is palindrome is not defined.

Happy coding