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JavaScript jQuery Basics Understanding jQuery Events and DOM Traversal Adding New Elements to the DOM

i don't know what i'm doing wrong here

i know i need to add something, but i have absolutely no clue what

index.html
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html lang="en">
<head>
    <title>Document</title>
</head>
<body>
    <h2>Student List</h2>

    <ul class="student-list">
        <li>James McAvoy</li>
        <li>Alena Holligan</li>
        <li>Wade Christensen</li>
        <li>Matt Krzyzynski</li>
    </ul>

    <script
    src="jquery-3.2.1.min.js"></script>
    <script src="app.js"></script>
</body>
</html>
app.js
$('.student.list').text('<li>Sam Smith</li>');

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
217,602 Points

It's not clear which task you are doing, but adding the element to the list doesn't happen until task 2.

Task 1 has you create a new element and call it $newStudent, but there's no variable by that name here. Remember with each step to add to the code from previous step(s) and not replace it.