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Not sure where I'm getting my syntax incorrect...var $newStudent = $('.student-list').append('<li>Sam Smith</li>')
Keeps asking if I called jQuery on '<li>Sam Smith</li>'
<!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>
var $newStudent = $('.student-list').append('<li>Sam Smith</li>');
You're redefining the variable $newStudent. The task asks you to append this to the unordered list. Try:
var $newStudent=$('<li>Sam Smith</li>'); $('.student-list').append($newStudent);