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JavaScript JavaScript and the DOM (Retiring) Responding to User Interaction Event Delegation

Can you please help? I can't figure this one out .I would appreciate it

https://teamtreehouse.com/library/javascript-and-the-dom-2/responding-to-user-interaction/event-

question Currently, the event listener applies a yellow background color to the section element and its child elements when clicked. Add a condition that changes the background of the <input> elements only.

code https://teamtreehouse.com/library/javascript-and-the-dom-2/responding-to-user-interaction/event-Currently, the event listener applies a yellow background color to the section element and its child elements when clicked. Add a condition that changes the background of the <input> elements only.

This is what I have so far, its not working.Can you please help?

let section = document.getElementsByTagName('section')[0];

section.addEventListener('click', (e) => { e.target.style.backgroundColor = 'rgb(255, 255, 0)'; });

if(e.target.tagName === 'INPUT') { e.target.backgroundColor = 'rgb(255, 255, 0)'; }

app.js
let section = document.getElementsByTagName('section')[0];

section.addEventListener('click', (e) => {
  e.target.style.backgroundColor = 'rgb(255, 255, 0)';
});

if(e.target.tagName === 'INPUT') {
  e.target.backgroundColor = 'rgb(255, 255, 0)';
}
index.html
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
    <head>
        <title>JavaScript and the DOM</title>
    </head>
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="style.css" />
    <body>
        <section>
            <h1>Making a Webpage Interactive</h1>
            <p>JavaScript is an exciting language that you can use to power web servers, create desktop programs, and even control robots. But JavaScript got its start in the browser way back in 1995.</p>
            <hr>
            <p>Things to Learn</p>
            <ul>
                <li>Item One: <input type="text"></li>
                <li>Item Two: <input type="text"></li>
                <li>Item Three: <input type="text"></li>
                <li>Item Four: <input type="text"></li>
            </ul>
            <button>Save</button>
        </section>
        <script src="app.js"></script>
    </body>
</html>

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
210,935 Points

The code to change the color was already there. Your "if" statement needs to be placed around the existing line, and all of it will be inside the body of the event handler.