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JavaScript Interacting with the DOM Traversing the DOM Event Delegation

manqing cao
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manqing cao
Full Stack JavaScript Techdegree Student 3,125 Points

I am not sure why I am wrong

not sure why I am wrong

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

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

2 Answers

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
217,626 Points

You're close, but tag names are always upper case:

  if (e.target.tagName === 'INPUT'){
Steven Parker
Steven Parker
217,626 Points

manqing cao — Glad to help. You can mark a question solved by choosing a "best answer".
And happy coding!