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JavaScript JavaScript and the DOM (Retiring) Getting a Handle on the DOM Selection Review

Can someone please tell me why my answer is wrong?

I have to select the <body> tag and make it a variable with the getElementsBytagName.

this is my code:

const body = document.getElementsByTagName[body];

3 Answers

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
228,026 Points

The square brackets are for the index, calling the method still requires parentheses with the argument (given as a string) inside:

const body = document.getElementsByTagName("body")[0];
Dimitar Dimitrov
Dimitar Dimitrov
11,800 Points

getElementsByTagName return a zero based collection so you need to type it like this:


I understand now, thank you !