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JavaScript JavaScript and the DOM (Retiring) Making Changes to the DOM DOM Manipulation

isaiah carter
isaiah carter
4,745 Points

adding a new element

i am trying to add a new paragraph element to list and i don't seem to understand what i am missing

var contentDiv = document.getElementById('content');
var newParagraph = document.getElementsByTagName('p');
<!DOCTYPE html>
        <title>DOM Manipulation</title>
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="style.css" />
        <div id="content">       
        <script src="app.js"></script>

1 Answer

Here is a basic example from MDN. You will first want to create the element. Then append it.