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JavaScript JavaScript and the DOM (Retiring) Making Changes to the DOM DOM Manipulation

14,136 Points

JS DOM - set class challenge - badly worded - what is it asking?

I'm not really sure what this challenge is asking here:

"Set the class of panel to the newParagraph"

I'm guessing it means set the class of newParagraph to panel? (panel isn't defined anywhere)? Still can't pass the challenge though so I'm still not sure what the question wants?

const contentDiv = document.getElementById("content");
let newParagraph = document.createElement('p');
newParagraph = document.className('panel');
<!DOCTYPE html>
        <title>DOM Manipulation</title>
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="style.css" />
        <div id="content">

        <script src="app.js"></script>

1 Answer

Yes I agree the challenge wording is a bit confusing. But yes it asks you to assign a class name "panel" to the new paragraph you created,

ClassName is assigned with = like this

newParagraph.className = "panel";
Lean Rasmussen
Lean Rasmussen
11,060 Points

I had this one a bit messed up also. I had

newParagraph.style.className = "panel"