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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

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

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):