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JavaScript Interactive Web Pages with JavaScript Selecting Elements and Adding Events with JavaScript Selecting Elements

Brian Patterson
Brian Patterson
19,588 Points

Not sure why this is incorrect.

Not sure why this is giving me this error.

var fullName = getElementById("full_name");
var lastName;
<!DOCTYPE html>
<h1 id="full_name"><span class="first_name">Andrew</span> <span class="last_name">Chalkley</span></h1>

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

1 Answer

28,556 Points

It's incorrect because you can't use the getElementById function on it's own, it belongs to the document object and has to be called on it like this:

var fullName = document.getElementById("full_name");