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JavaScript JavaScript and the DOM (Retiring) Getting a Handle on the DOM Selecting Multiple Elements

not sure whats wrong

code wont run

index.html
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  <head>
    <title>Rainbow!</title>
  </head>
  <body>
    <ul id="rainbow">
      <li>This should be red</li>
      <li>This should be orange</li>
      <li>This should be yellow</li>
      <li>This should be green</li>
      <li>This should be blue</li>
      <li>This should be indigo</li>
      <li>This should be violet</li>
    </ul>
    <script src="js/app.js"></script>
  </body>
</html>
js/app.js
let listItems = document.getElementById('rainbow');
const colors = ["#C2272D", "#F8931F", "#FFFF01", "#009245", "#0193D9", "#0C04ED", "#612F90"];

for(var i = 0; i < colors.length; i ++) {
  listItems[i].style.color = colors[i];    
}

2 Answers

Adam Beer
Adam Beer
11,314 Points

You are near. Just use querySelectorAll() method. Hope this help!

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
229,645 Points

Your selector function sets "listItems" to the list element itself. But the instructions say that it should refer to a collection of all list items inside the list.

You can fix this using a different kind of selector, chaining this selector with another one to pick the items, or just by taking the "children" property of the list you're already selecting.