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JavaScript AJAX Basics (retiring) AJAX and APIs Adding jQuery

Ben Ahlander
Ben Ahlander
7,528 Points

404 error

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
  <meta charset="utf-8">
  <title>AJAX Flickr Photo Feeder</title>
  <link href='http://fonts.googleapis.com/css?family=Varela+Round' rel='stylesheet' type='text/css'>
  <link rel="stylesheet" href="css/main.css">
  <script src="http://code.jquery.com/jquery-1.11.0.min/js"></script>
  <script src="js/flickr.js"></script>


</head>
<body>
  <div class="grid-container centered">
    <div class="grid-100">
      <div class="contained">
        <div class="grid-100">
          <div class="heading">
            <h1>Flickr Photo Feeder</h1>
            <p>Choose which kind of animal you'd like to return photos of...</p>
          </div>
          <ul class="filter-select">
            <li><button>Dog</button></li>
            <li><button>Cat</button></li>
            <li><button>Moose</button></li>
          </ul>
        </div>

        <div id="photos">

        </div>
      </div>
    </div>
  </div>
</body>
</html>
$(document).ready(function(){
  $('button').click(function(){
    $(this).addClass("selected");
  });//end click
})//end ready

Why is this not adding the "selected" class to the buttons that get clicked?

1 Answer

Hello Ben Ahlander,

I noticed a few things that could be the problem. 1st one you do not have a . at the end of your js script, you seem to have a /

<!-- Common mistype is all.-->
  <script src="http://code.jquery.com/jquery-1.11.0.min/js"></script>

Also in your Javascript Code is missing a ; at the end

<script>
$(document).ready(function(){
  $('button').click(function(){
    $(this).addClass("selected");
  });//end click
//here you are missing the ;
})//end ready
</script>

Example

<script>
$(document).ready(function(){
  $('button').click(function(){
    $(this).addClass("selected");
  });  //end click
});  //end ready
</script>

Not sure if that will work for you or not. the JQuery library you are using is older as well here is a more up-to-date one if all else fails

<script src="https://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/3.2.1/jquery.min.js"></script>

let me know if this helps!

Ben Ahlander
Ben Ahlander
7,528 Points

That worked! Thanks a ton!