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JavaScript

How do you display the value of a link when the link is clicked while there's multiple links in the list?

var menuname = document.querySelector("#nav li a").innerHTML;

  console.log(menuname);
<ul id="nav">
   <li><a href="#anchor1">Anchor 1</a></li>
   <li><a href="#anchor1">Anchor 2</a></li>
   <li><a href="#anchor1">Anchor 3</a></li>
   </ul>

When I click on the second or third list item the first link value displayed in the console. I want to accomplish this without using jQuery.

1 Answer

CSS has a nth-child selector. Here are the details: http://www.w3schools.com/cssref/sel_nth-child.asp

Yes, that's css. How do I get the value of the link like Anchor 1, Anchor 2 or Anchor 3 when the specific link is clicked via javascript?