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JavaScript JavaScript and the DOM (Retiring) Making Changes to the DOM DOM Manipulation

Prem Gurusamy
Prem Gurusamy
2,342 Points

I didn't understand , what they're asking here?

I couldn't solve it, please help me

app.js
const contentDiv = document.getElementById("content");
let newParagraph = document.createElement('p');
index.html
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
    <head>
        <title>DOM Manipulation</title>
    </head>
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="style.css" />
    <body>
        <div id="content">

        </div>
        <script src="app.js"></script>
    </body>
</html>
Kirkland Harrell
Kirkland Harrell
4,444 Points

Which challenge task couldn't you solve? 1, 2 or 3?

2 Answers

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
229,981 Points

It looks like you're on task 2.

Task 2 says, "Set the class of panel to the newParagraph." Maybe the wording is confusing. What if I restated it this way: "Give the newParagraph you just created a class with the name panel." β€” would that help?

If you're just not sure how to give an element a class attribute, there are some options. One way is by assigning the className property of the element, and another is to call the classList.add() method.

I'll bet one of those hints will get you going.

Ker Zhang
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Ker Zhang
Full Stack JavaScript Techdegree Graduate 29,113 Points

Yes, the wording of this task is really confusing. I didn't know what to do until I saw Steven's explanation. Thanks!

The answer is simple: newParagraph.className = 'panel';