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Wild Porpoise2,213 Points
I am having trouble getting the elements found within nav, I wnat to know where in the video do we talk about this?
Why is it that there is such a big disconnect between this quiestion and what is being taught. I want to find out how I can get all the elements under <nav> the problem for lies inthe fact that even if I change the HTML code it still doesn't work because the question process doesn't save any changes to the HTML doc, I tried giving all the list items an ID. What should I do?
let navigationLinks = document.getElementById('nav'); let galleryLinks; let footerImages;
<!DOCTYPE html> <html> <head> <meta charset="utf-8"> <title>Nick Pettit | Designer</title> <link rel="stylesheet" href="css/normalize.css"> <link href='http://fonts.googleapis.com/css?family=Changa+One|Open+Sans:400italic,700italic,400,700,800' rel='stylesheet' type='text/css'> <link rel="stylesheet" href="css/main.css"> <link rel="stylesheet" href="css/responsive.css"> <meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1.0"> </head> <body> <header> <a href="index.html" id="logo"> <h1>Nick Pettit</h1> <h2>Designer</h2> </a> <nav> <ul> <li><a href="index.html" class="selected">Portfolio</a></li> <li><a href="about.html" class="selected">About</a></li> <li><a href="contact.html" class="selected">Contact</a></li> </ul> </nav> </header> <div id="wrapper"> <section> <ul id="gallery"> <li> <a href="img/numbers-01.jpg"> <img src="img/numbers-01.jpg" alt=""> <p>Experimentation with color and texture.</p> </a> </li> <li> <a href="img/numbers-02.jpg"> <img src="img/numbers-02.jpg" alt=""> <p>Playing with blending modes in Photoshop.</p> </a> </li> </ul> </section> <footer> <a href="http://twitter.com/nickrp"><img src="img/twitter-wrap.png" alt="Twitter Logo" class="social-icon"></a> <a href="http://facebook.com/nickpettit"><img src="img/facebook-wrap.png" alt="Facebook Logo" class="social-icon"></a> <p>© 2016 Nick Pettit.</p> </footer> </div> <script src="js/app.js"></script> </body> </html>
Juan Martin14,335 Points
I saw that updating the HTML won't work because somehow it doesn't save the changes. I also see in your code that you're targeting the <nav> element, you should target all the <a> elements that are descendants of the <nav> instead, the .getElementById() method won't work in this case because it targets only one unique element, not a set of elements, and to do this you must use a method that does that.
A way you can achieve this real quick is using the .querySelectorAll() method to target all the <a> elements that are descendants of the <nav> element (to target them you must use CSS syntax):
let navigationLinks = document.querySelectorAll("nav a");
Hope this helps :)