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Giovanni Dalla Rizza10,633 Points
error in code challenge
I have to select two elements in the DOM, using the getElementBy.. methode. It returns me every time an error, can't find it
var fullName = document.getElementById("full_name"); var lastName = document.getElementByClass("last_name");
<!DOCTYPE html> <html> <head></head> <body> <h1 id="full_name"><span class="first_name">Andrew</span> <span class="last_name">Chalkley</span></h1> <script src="app.js"></script> </body> </html>
Jennifer NordellTreehouse Teacher
Hi there! I solved this challenge by using the
getElementsByTagName method. This is what I used:
var lastName = document.getElementsByTagName("span");
This selects the second span in the document by using the index of 1. Hope this clears things up!
Hannu Shemeikka16,799 Points
I too tried to solve this challenge using getElement* but I got errors. I solved this challenge using
var fullName = document.querySelector("#full_name"); var lastName = document.querySelector(".last_name");
document.querySelector is a modern replacement for document.getElementBy* method.
# gets by id . gets by class
The challenge hints that you should use getElementByTagName for the last_name but it didn't work for me, so I used querySelector.