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JavaScript Interacting with the DOM Traversing the DOM Traversing up the DOM with parentNode

LETITA BUZEA
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LETITA BUZEA
Full Stack JavaScript Techdegree Student 3,928 Points

Clicking on one of the list items makes them all disappear

I wrote the code as instructed in the video. The buttons work, but the list items disappear all at once if I click on one of them.

Alin Andrei Gheorghe
Alin Andrei Gheorghe
6,367 Points

Have you changed the event listener parameter to 'click' instead of 'mouseover'?

1 Answer

Jason Larson
Jason Larson
7,174 Points

Make sure in the taskList.addEventListener function that you change your if statement to look for the tagName button instead of LI, as below.

taskList.addEventListener("click", (event) => {
    if (event.target.tagName == "BUTTON") {
        let button = event.target;
        let li = button.parentNode;
        li.remove();
    }
});