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JavaScript jQuery Basics Introducing jQuery Using text() and html()

I think this jQuery task has an error

For the following question: You've just learned how to use the jQuery methods text() and html(). Use the appropriate jQuery method to set the contents of the $('.profile-text') element to "I am a web developer".

And still get the error message below. Bummer: Did you make a call to the "text" method on the jQuery with a selector of ".profile-text"?

I don't think there is anything wrong with the code. Is there a way to bypass this bug or can someone let me know if I can ask for exemption on this?


<!DOCTYPE html>
<html lang="en">
    <h1 class="profile-header"></h1>
    <p class="profile-text"></p>

    <script src="app.js"></script>

$('.profile-text').text('I am a web developer');

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
229,967 Points

The first 2 lines are selecting jQuery elements but not doing anything with them, they can both be deleted.

The final line by itself is correct for task 2.