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JavaScript JavaScript and the DOM (Retiring) Getting a Handle on the DOM Selecting Multiple Elements

michael edmondson
michael edmondson
4,500 Points

IM completely lost with this can someone please help?

onst listItems = document.querySelectorAll('li'); const colors = ["#C2272D", "#F8931F", "#FFFF01", "#009245", "#0193D9", "#0C04ED", "#612F90"];

for(let i = 0; i < colors.length; i ++) { listItems[i].style.color = rainbow[i];
}

js/app.js
const  listItems = document.querySelectorAll('li');
const colors = ["#C2272D", "#F8931F", "#FFFF01", "#009245", "#0193D9", "#0C04ED", "#612F90"];

for(let i = 0; i < colors.length; i ++) {
  listItems[i].style.color = rainbow[i];    
}
index.html
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  <head>
    <title>Rainbow!</title>
  </head>
  <body>
    <ul id="rainbow">
      <li>This should be red</li>
      <li>This should be orange</li>
      <li>This should be yellow</li>
      <li>This should be green</li>
      <li>This should be blue</li>
      <li>This should be indigo</li>
      <li>This should be violet</li>
    </ul>
    <script src="js/app.js"></script>
  </body>
</html>
Christopher Gardner
Christopher Gardner
12,719 Points

Hey Michael, not sure if you figured this out. You were close! Notice this line here:

listItems[i].style.color = rainbow[i]; 

You're trying to set your list items to have values from an array called rainbow, but that doesn't exist. Change it to be:

listItems[i].style.color = colors[i];