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JavaScript JavaScript and the DOM (Retiring) Traversing the DOM Child Traversal

Kostatinos Yacoumakis
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Kostatinos Yacoumakis
Full Stack JavaScript Techdegree Graduate 16,231 Points

why is my code not working?

I thought this was straight forward. What am I missing?

var section = document.querySelector('section');
var paragraphs = section.children;

function changeColor (paragraphs){

  for (let i = 0; i< paragraphs.length; i++){
paragraphs[i].styles.color = 'blue';


<!DOCTYPE html>
        <title>Child Traversal</title>
            <p>This is the first paragraph</p>
            <p>This is a slightly longer, second paragraph</p>
            <p>Shorter, last paragraph</p>
            <p>&copy; 2019</p> 
        <script src="app.js"></script>

2 Answers

Some hints:

  • You just need the loop - no function necessary
  • Use style instead of styles