Welcome to the Treehouse Community

The Treehouse Community is a meeting place for developers, designers, and programmers of all backgrounds and skill levels to get support. Collaborate here on code errors or bugs that you need feedback on, or asking for an extra set of eyes on your latest project. Join thousands of Treehouse students and alumni in the community today. (Note: Only Treehouse students can comment or ask questions, but non-students are welcome to browse our conversations.)

Looking to learn something new?

Treehouse offers a seven day free trial for new students. Get access to thousands of hours of content and a supportive community. Start your free trial today.

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

Elizabeth Naves
Elizabeth Naves
39,088 Points

It looks like task one is no longer passing.

Any attempt that I have made on completing the second task comes back with Opps! It looks like Task 1 is no longer passing.

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
$('li').eq(2).prev('li').prev('li');
var $newStudent = $("<li>Sam Smith</li>").append(".student-list"); 
Manjila Nakarmi
Manjila Nakarmi
7,449 Points

the answer is $('li').eq(2).prev().prev();

prev() already selects the previous element right in front of the eq(2) so you don't need to put prev('li') in there.

1 Answer

You can start by removing line 2 in your app.js, which is code from a previous jquery challenge in this course. Don't see how that got in there.

Let me know if this helps here