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JavaScript JavaScript and the DOM (Retiring) Getting a Handle on the DOM Select All Elements of a Particular Type

Ben Ahlander
Ben Ahlander
7,528 Points

Uncaught ReferenceError: myList is not defined

its probably something really stupid and simple but I cant figure out what the problem is.

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  <head>
    <title>JavaScript and the DOM</title>
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="css/style.css">
  </head>
  <body>
    <h1 id="myHeading">JavaScript and the DOM</h1>
    <p>Making a web page interactive</p>
    <p>Things that are purple:</p>
<ul>
  <li>grapes</li>
  <li>amethyst</li>
  <li>lavender</li>
  <li>plums</li>
</ul>
<script src="app.js"> </script>
  </body>
</html>
const myList = document.getElementsByTagName('li');

for (let i = 0; i < mylist.length; i++) {
  myList[i].style.color = 'purple';
}

1 Answer

Ben Ahlander
Ben Ahlander
7,528 Points

Thanks you sir. Dang it, I knew it would be something like that. good eye!