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JavaScript jQuery Basics Understanding jQuery Events and DOM Traversal Adding New Elements to the DOM

its working just fine cant get the green light

i can add to the beginning or the end of the list and see it in preview but cant get the green light to move on. dont know what it wants me to do cleary.

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
const $newStudent = $('.student-list').prepend("<li>Sam Smith</li>");

1 Answer

Hi Mark!

Do both tasks as separate steps:

const $newStudent = $("<li>Sam Smith</li>"); // Task 1

$('.student-list').append($newStudent); // Task 2

More info:

https://stackoverflow.com/questions/268490/jquery-document-createelement-equivalent

I hope that helps.

Stay safe and happy coding!