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JavaScript jQuery Basics Understanding jQuery Events and DOM Traversal Events with jQuery

Inside of your click handler, use jQuery to select event.target. Then call the hide() method on your selectio

Inside of your click handler, use jQuery to select event.target. Then call the hide() method on your selection. If your code is correct, in preview

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>
    <script src="app.js"></script>
</body>
</html>
app.js
$('.student-list').on('click', function(event){
        $('event.target').hide();
});

2 Answers

Aaron Elliott
Aaron Elliott
11,738 Points

Adam is correct. You're passing in the event object to your callback function. When you surround it with the apostrophes jQuery is treating it as a string.

$(event.target).hide();
Adam Beer
Adam Beer
11,314 Points

Delete inside the second selector the apostrophs and your code is work it! "event.target" not a HTML element please check the index file. Hope this help.