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JavaScript JavaScript and the DOM (Retiring) Making Changes to the DOM Removing an Element from the DOM

Greg Schudel
Greg Schudel
4,090 Points

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This error is FRUSTRATINGLY VAGUE!

I am stuck on the third section of this challenge and not sure why I can't progress. Can anyone assist I have tried:

firstListItem.removeChild(li:first-child); // no help
firstListItem.removeChild('li:first-child'); // natta
firstListItem.removeChild("li:first-child"); // stumped again
firstListItem.removeChild(li)[0]; // got creative, still getting the shaft here

any ideas?

index.html
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
    <head>
        <title>DOM Manipulation</title>
    </head>
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="style.css" />
    <body>
        <ul>
            <li id="first">First Item</li>
            <li id="second">Second Item</li>
            <li id="third">Third Item</li>
        </ul>
        <script src="app.js"></script>
    </body>
</html>
app.js
let myList = document.querySelector("ul");
let firstListItem = document.querySelector("#first");

firstListItem.removeChild('li:first-child');

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