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JavaScript JavaScript and the DOM (Retiring) Getting a Handle on the DOM Select a Page Element By Its ID

undefined error.

const bigH = document.getElementById('h2'); bigH.addEventListener('click', () =>{ console.log("click"); })

I ran the previous code on visual studio code, the error that I get from the console of the web page was That "const bigH is undefiend".

1 Answer

Piotr Manczak
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Piotr Manczak
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I think there should be semicolon at the end of event Listener. h2 is a element name, It could be an ID, I did not see your HTML. Give it different id, for example "something" and then const something = document.getElementById(''something");