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JavaScript JavaScript and the DOM (Retiring) Traversing the DOM Parent Traversal

i used the parent element had parent.removeChild at first but then parent.removeMe

removeMe = parent.removeChild

app.js
var removeMe = document.querySelector('.remove_me');
var parent = removeMe.parentNode;
parent.removeMe;
index.html
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
    <head>
        <title>Parent Traversal</title>
    </head>
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="style.css" />
    <body>
        <ul>
            <li>Hello</li>
            <li>Hi</li>
            <li class="remove_me">Good bye!</li>
            <li>Howdy</li>
        </ul>
        <script src="app.js"></script>
    </body>
</html>

1 Answer

Alexandra Hadjidaki
Alexandra Hadjidaki
26,471 Points

You traversed to the parent of the removeMe element correctly (part 1 of 2):

var parent = removeMe.parentNode;

To remove the removeMe element from the parent element, use the removeChild method (part 2 of 2):

parent.removeChild(removeMe);