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

Event Delegation

I don't understand what the question is looking for?

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

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

2 Answers

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
229,577 Points

:point_right: It looks like you have the right idea.

But the challenge asks you to filter only text input elements ("INPUT"), not list items ("LI").

Jenn Chu
PLUS
Jenn Chu
Courses Plus Student 18,400 Points

You are on the right path, the tricky part is that the challenge is asking for text input while you are specifying the list items. Change your 'LI' to 'INPUT' and it should work.