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

help im stuck

please help

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

section.addEventListener('click', (e) => { if 
  e.target.style.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

Cameron Childres
MOD
Cameron Childres
Treehouse Moderator 11,714 Points

Hey Kwame,

The challenge wants you to add a condition to change the background of <input> elements only. You've got the right idea by starting an if statement inside the event listener, but you need to give it a condition and wrap the statement inside in curly braces:

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

Replace CONDITION in the above example with a condition that checks if the event target's tagName is 'INPUT'.

Let me know how you go and if you have any questions.