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JavaScript JavaScript and the DOM (Retiring) Traversing the DOM Child Traversal

My solution seems correct to me and all the paragraphs turn blue. What's the problem?

Not sure if this is a bug in the exercise or if I'm missing something. My solution seems to work but isn't passing in the exercise.

Any ideas?

const section = document.querySelector('section');
let paragraphs = section.children;

for ( let i = 0; i < paragraphs.length; i += 1 ) {
  paragraphs[i].style.backgroundColor = 'blue';

<!DOCTYPE html>
        <title>Child Traversal</title>
            <p>This is the first paragraph</p>
            <p>This is a slightly longer, second paragraph</p>
            <p>Shorter, last paragraph</p>
            <h3>&copy; 2016</h3> 
        <script src="app.js"></script>

1 Answer

Jennifer Nordell
Jennifer Nordell
Treehouse Teacher

Hi there! You're super close here and this comes down to an interpretation of the instructions. The instructions say to turn the color property blue. They mean the text color. Instead, you're turning the background color blue.

Give it another shot with this hint in mind! :sparkles:

Ah yes! Thanks, I totally read that wrong.