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JavaScript DOM Scripting By Example Adding and Removing Names Using the submit Event

Olive Bamurange
Olive Bamurange
5,174 Points

Hi there! This challenge keeps asking to addEventListener to form and I think there is one. help me please!

challenge ask to leave empty callback

app.js
const form = document.querySelector('form');
const submitButton = form.querySelector('[type=Submit]');

submitButton.addEventListener('click', () => {
form.addEventListener('submit', () =>{
  const text = input.value;
  input.value = '';
  });
});
index.html
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
  <title>Submit Event</title>
</head>
<body>
<form>
  <label>Name:</label>
  <input type="text" name="name">
  <input type="Submit" name="submit" value="Submit">
</form>
  <script src="app.js"></script>
</body>
</html>

2 Answers

Jamie Reardon
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Jamie Reardon
Treehouse Project Reviewer

Hi, you have two event listeners which is not needed as you can achieve the same result using just one. All you need to do is delete your submit button event handler and change the event type to submit on the form event handler. Try that!

Olive Bamurange
Olive Bamurange
5,174 Points

This was collect answer. I got it. I appreciated @Jamie !

form addEventListener ('submit', () =>{ const text = input.value; input.value = ''; })