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JavaScript Interactive Web Pages with JavaScript Traversing and Manipulating the DOM with JavaScript Appending and Removing Elements

Ajay Yadav
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Ajay Yadav
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how can i solve...

i am unable to remove pleaseEnableParagraph from the body...help me

app.js
var body = document.body;
var newParagraph = document.createElement("p");
var pleaseEnableParagraph = document.querySelector("#please_enable");

//Remove "Please Enable JavaScript" paragraph



//Append new paragaph to document
index.html
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  <body>
    <p id="please_enable">Please Enable JavaScript</p>

    <script src="app.js"></script>
  </body>
</html>

1 Answer

The <p> element you want to remove is a child of the body-Element defined in your variable "body". So you can easily remove the selected child (in this case it's the element behind the variable "pleaseEnableParagraph") by using the method removeChild() on the body:

body.removeChild(pleaseEnableParagraph);