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JavaScript JavaScript and the DOM (Retiring) The Browser Environment Thinking Globally

Uche Onuekwusi
Uche Onuekwusi
17,192 Points

When i typed document.getElementById("myheading").style.color="green" in my console i received an error

The error was VM94:1 Uncaught TypeError: Cannot read property 'style' of null at <anonymous>:1:37

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
221,291 Points

Someone may be able to help if you show your code. Even better, make a snapshot of your workspace and post the link to it here.

2 Answers

Alaric Wimer
Alaric Wimer
7,940 Points

The element id is actually "myHeading" with a capital "H".

Clayton Perszyk
MOD
Clayton Perszyk
Treehouse Moderator 48,565 Points

my guess is you don't have an element with an id of myheading.