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JavaScript JavaScript and the DOM (Retiring) Making Changes to the DOM Removing an Element from the DOM

Can anybody help me with the third question?

app.js

index.html
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
    <head>
        <title>DOM Manipulation</title>
    </head>
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="style.css" />
    <body>
        <ul>
            <li id="first">First Item</li>
            <li id="second">Second Item</li>
            <li id="third">Third Item</li>
        </ul>
        <script src="app.js"></script>
    </body>
</html>
app.js
let myList = document.querySelector('ul');
let firstListItem = document.querySelector('li');

ul.removeChild('li');

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
229,608 Points

You have not defined any variable named "ul". But you do have one named "myList" that refers to a ul element.

Also, the "removeChild" function takes an element reference as an argument, not a selector. You might want to use the reference to the list item that was made on line 2 ("firstListItem").

myList.removeChild('firstLIstItem');

still not working!!

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
229,608 Points

Never put quotes around a variable name. Quotes create a string literal.