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JavaScript JavaScript and the DOM (Retiring) Getting a Handle on the DOM Selection Review

Mirali Mirzayev
Mirali Mirzayev
1,980 Points

The Great Community Please Show me what i am doing wrong Thank you!

const body = document.getElementsByClassName('body');

1 Answer

Haisam Elkewidy
Haisam Elkewidy
26,987 Points

What you are looking for is:

const body = document.getElementsByTagName('body')[0];

because getElementsByTagName returns a collection of HTML elements. The body element is the very first element in the collection, which is why you use the [0] at the end of it. It's essentially an index of 0 in the entire collection.

Hope this helps you.