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JavaScript JavaScript and the DOM (Retiring) Responding to User Interaction Listening for Events with addEventListener()

Shenerica Hines
Shenerica Hines
7,013 Points

The Index [0] next to document.getElementsByTagName.

Hi, can I be reminded about why the index [0] would be put by the getElementsByTagName('li');

1 Answer

If you have multiple <li> elements, getElementsByTagName['li'][0] selects the first one.