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Question regarding Jquery code challenge

I have entered the css selector of :

$(".nav ul li");

to answer the challenge of "use Jquery to select all list items (li) in an unordered list (ul) with the class of 'nav'. The code I entered is not working. Can someone help me fix my string?

2 Answers

Dave McFarland
STAFF
Dave McFarland
Treehouse Teacher

$(".nav ul li"); translates to "select a <li> tag that is inside a <ul> tag that is inside another tag with the class of .nav."

The challenge is asking for a <ul> tag that has the class .nav. Either of these would work:

$(".nav li");
$("ul.nav li");

Thank you. I did try your first suggestion at did not work but the second code worked

$("ul.nav li");