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

remove node

can't seem to figure the appending and removing node aspect out. anyone with linkes to resources i could check out? and can anyone help me with this?1

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

2 Answers

Piotr Manczak
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Piotr Manczak
Front End Web Development Techdegree Graduate 28,940 Points

This should work:

var myList = document.querySelector('ul');

var firstListItem = document.getElementById('first');


Jonathan Grieve
Jonathan Grieve
Treehouse Moderator 91,252 Points

The problem is you're trying to pass in the reference to firstListItem as a string.

It's okay for the first 2 lines because they are references to HTML classes and ID's. In order to pass in variables to methods simply pass in the name of the variable.


Thanks A lot Jonathan!!