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JavaScript JavaScript and the DOM (Retiring) Responding to User Interaction Adding an Event Listener

add an empty function

bellow is the link to quiz i want help in solving it

https://teamtreehouse.com/library/javascript-and-the-dom-2/responding-to-user-interaction/adding-an-event-listener

app.js
var warning = document.getElementById("warning");
var button=document.getElementById("makeItRed");
button.addEventListner('click', ()=>{

})
index.html
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
    <head>
        <title>Adding an Event Listener</title>
    </head>
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="style.css" />
    <body>
        <div id="warning">
            Warning: My background should be red!
        </div>
        <button id="makeItRed">Make It Red!</button>
        <script src="app.js"></script>
    </body>
</html>

3 Answers

imo
imo
7,897 Points
// Grammer issue
// You wrote addEventListner
// Correct: addEventListener

// Fixed here
button.addEventListener('click', ()=>{

})
imo
imo
7,897 Points
// This is how you would complete this challenge
// Just put this code inside the 'if' statement
e.target.previousElementSibling.className = 'highlight';

e.target  //<--- get's the element tag that's being clicked, in this case we got back the 'button' tag
.previousElementSibling  //<--- select's the previous element from the current that's being clicked,
// in this case when we got back 'p' tag. If you look at the html code below, you can see
// that the previous element from 'button' is 'p'.
// <p>Element Selection</p><button>Highlight</button>
.className  // <--- allows us to change the class of a particular tag element