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JavaScript JavaScript and the DOM Getting a Handle on the DOM Return Elements Using CSS Selectors

Solved version

I would like to look at a solved version for this one. Im still kinda lost in what i have to do in this challange.

app.js
let navigationLinks;
let galleryLinks;
let footerImages;
index.html
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  <head>
    <meta charset="utf-8">
    <title>Treehouse Student | Designer</title>
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="css/normalize.css">
    <link href='http://fonts.googleapis.com/css?family=Changa+One|Open+Sans:400italic,700italic,400,700,800' rel='stylesheet' type='text/css'>
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="css/main.css">
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="css/responsive.css">
    <meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1.0">
  </head>
  <body>
    <header>
      <a href="index.html" id="logo">
        <h1>Treehouse Student</h1>
        <h2>Designer</h2>
      </a>
      <nav>
        <ul>
          <li><a href="#" class="selected">Work</a></li>
          <li><a href="#">About</a></li>
          <li><a href="#">Contact</a></li>
        </ul>
      </nav>
    </header>
    <div id="wrapper">
      <section>
        <ul id="gallery">
          <li>
            <a href="#">
              <img src="img/numbers-01.jpg" alt="The number 1 painted with colors and textures.">
              <p>Experimentation with color and texture.</p>
            </a>
          </li>
          <li>
            <a href="#">
              <img src="img/numbers-02.jpg" alt="The number 2 painted with various colors blended together.">
              <p>Playing with blending modes in Photoshop.</p>
            </a>
          </li>
        </ul>
      </section>
      <footer>
        <a href="https://twitter.com/treehouse"><img src="img/twitter-wrap.png" alt="Twitter Logo" class="social-icon"></a>
        <a href="https://www.facebook.com/TeamTreehouse"><img src="img/facebook-wrap.png" alt="Facebook Logo" class="social-icon"></a>
        <p>&copy; Treehouse Student.</p>
      </footer>
    </div>
    <script src="app.js"></script>
  </body>
</html>

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
229,644 Points

Here's a few hints to help you solve it yourself:

  • a convenient way to select elements is with the document.querySelectAll() method
  • the instructions already hint to use a descendant selector as the method argument
  • a descendant selector is where you have a container and target selector separated by a space
  • you want the <a> elements inside the <nav>, so the container is "nav" and the target is "a"
  • assign the result of calling the method to the variable navigationLinks

Im still struggling on this one

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
229,644 Points

Did you resolve it later? If not, post what you have after applying all the hints.