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

Wenwei Lu
Wenwei Lu
10,897 Points

append child

why task one no longer passed

app.js
const contentDiv = document.getElementById("content");
let newParagraph = document.createElement('p');
newParagraph.className = ('panel');
contentDiv.appendChild('p');
index.html
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
    <head>
        <title>DOM Manipulation</title>
    </head>
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="style.css" />
    <body>
        <div id="content">

        </div>
        <script src="app.js"></script>
    </body>
</html>

1 Answer

Robert Gouveia
PLUS
Robert Gouveia
Courses Plus Student 1,714 Points

You nearly had it, basically you have already called the p using the newParagraph variable, instead of the p on the appendChild you need the variable like this

const contentDiv = document.getElementById("content");
let newParagraph = document.createElement('p');
newParagraph.className = 'panel';
contentDiv.appendChild(newParagraph);