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

I have tried several solutions to this problem and none have worked.

I used a different help forum and tried all of the answers out and none of them let me move forward.

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>
  const $newStudent = $('<li>Sam Smith</li>');
    <script src="app.js"></script>
</body>
</html>
app.js

1 Answer

Have you tried moving your code inside app.js? Currently, your code is being rendered as html, with a closing script tag before it and an opening script tag after it.