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JavaScript jQuery Basics Understanding jQuery Events and DOM Traversal Adding New Elements to the DOM

And Again! code is correct and in the preview Sam Smith has been added to the list. Yet the system insists w/ Error

The preview shows the code is correct since Sam Smith is there in the list. Yet the system insists giving an error message. If you have any idea, please drop your suggestion.

index.html
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html lang="en">
<head>
    <title>Document</title>
</head>
<body>
    <h2>Student List</h2>

    <ul class="student-list">
        <li>James McAvoy</li>
        <li>Alena Holligan</li>
        <li>Wade Christensen</li>
        <li>Matt Krzyzynski</li>
    </ul>

    <script
    src="jquery-3.2.1.min.js"></script>
    <script src="app.js"></script>
</body>
</html>
app.js
const $newStudent = $(".student-list").append("<li>Sam Smith</li>");

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
217,574 Points

For task one, the goal is to just create the element and assign it to the variable. Then for task 2, the challenge wants you to use that new variable to attach the element to the DOM (in a separate line of code).

Thanks, for your time. That worked.