JavaScript JavaScript and the DOM Traversing the DOM Parent Traversal

praveen moganti
praveen moganti
3,322 Points

I need help to traverse to the parent element of the remove_me element

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app.js
const removeMe = document.querySelector('.remove_me');
let parent;
  I need help to traverse to the parent element of the removeMe element.
index.html
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
    <head>
        <title>Parent Traversal</title>
    </head>
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="style.css" />
    <body>
        <ul>
            <li>Hello</li>
            <li>Hi</li>
            <li class="remove_me">Good bye!</li>
            <li>Howdy</li>
        </ul>
        <script src="app.js"></script>
    </body>
</html>

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
172,127 Points

Any element has a property that refers to it's parent.

The name of the property is parentElement.