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JavaScript Interactive Web Pages with JavaScript Selecting Elements and Adding Events with JavaScript Selecting Elements

Luke Zhang
Luke Zhang
1,134 Points

var lastName = document.getElementsByTagName("last_name")[1]; isn't working

I'm not sure why this isn't working..

var fullName = document.getElementById("full_name");
var lastName = document.getElementsByTagName("last_name")[1];
<!DOCTYPE html>
<h1 id="full_name"><span class="first_name">Andrew</span> <span class="last_name">Chalkley</span></h1>

<script src="app.js"></script>
Cheo R
Cheo R
37,150 Points

I'm heading out, but your question has been answered here.

1 Answer

Marie Nipper
Marie Nipper
22,638 Points

You're super close. You're using the class name of "last_name" rather than the type of element. You should be using span instead.

var lastName = document.getElementsByTagName("span")[1];
Luke Zhang
Luke Zhang
1,134 Points

ah! lol thank you, Justin.