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JavaScript JavaScript and the DOM Getting a Handle on the DOM Select by Tag Name

How is my code broken,,?

// Complete the challenge by writing JavaScript below const colors = ["#C2272D", "#F8931F", "#FFFF01", "#009245", "#0193D9", "#0C04ED", "#612F90"]; let listItems = document.getElementsByTagName("ul");

for ( let i = 0; i < colors.length; i++ ) { listItems[i].style.color = colors[i];
}

app.js
// Complete the challenge by writing JavaScript below
const colors = ["#C2272D", "#F8931F", "#FFFF01", "#009245", "#0193D9", "#0C04ED", "#612F90"];
let listItems = document.getElementsByTagName("ul");

for ( let i = 0; i < colors.length; i++ ) {
  listItems[i].style.color = colors[i];    
}
index.html
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html lang="en">
  <head>
    <meta charset="utf-8">
    <title>JavaScript and the DOM</title>
  </head>
  <body>
    <h1>My List</h1>
    <ul>
      <li>This should be red</li>
      <li>This should be orange</li>
      <li>This should be yellow</li>
      <li>This should be green</li>
      <li>This should be blue</li>
      <li>This should be indigo</li>
      <li>This should be violet</li>
    </ul>
    <script src="app.js"></script>
  </body>
</html>

2 Answers

By using "ul", you are selecting all the unordered list elements in the html. The challenge is expecting the collection to contain the items in the list and not the lists themselves. To select the list items, you can use "li".

Instead of this ---> <ul> this --> <li></li> <li></li> <li></li> </ul>

I seeeee! Thank you!