JavaScript JavaScript and the DOM Responding to User Interaction Event Delegation

James Lyons
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James Lyons
Courses Plus Student 857 Points

how do i complete the task

i am stuck and i need help solving it.

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

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

Peter Vann
Peter Vann
36,049 Points

Hi James!

This works/passes:

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

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

I hope that helps.

Stay safe and happy coding!