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JavaScript jQuery Basics Working with jQuery Collections The .each() method

Alita Edmonds
Alita Edmonds
6,068 Points

What am I supposed to do?

I am super confused. I have tried everything and it keeps saying: "Within the anonymous function passed to the "each" method call, did you call jQuery with the argument "this"?" What am I supposed to do? Thanks in advance!

index.html
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html lang="en">
<head>
    <title>Document</title>
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="style.css">
</head>
<body>
    <h2>My Favorite Things</h2>

    <ul class="favorite-things">
        <li>Kittens</li>
        <li>Rainbows</li>
        <li>Unicorns</li>
        <li>Sprinkles</li>
    </ul>

    <script
    src="jquery-3.2.1.min.js"></script>
    <script src="app.js"></script>
</body>
</html>
app.js
$('.favorite-things li').each(function() {
  // Write code here
  $('this').prepend('<input type="checkbox"/>');
});

1 Answer

this isn't in quotes

 $('this').prepend('<input type="checkbox"/>');

should be

 $(this).prepend('<input type="checkbox"/>');