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

Luke Woodward
Luke Woodward
8,402 Points

Why is Task 1 no longer passing?

I passed the first step with the correct answer. I get to step 2 and submit my answer and it says Task 1 no longer works!

var fullName = document.getElementById("full_name");
var lastName = document.getElementByTagName("span")[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>

1 Answer

Hi Luke,

You are very close! The reason why the code is not passing is that you are missing an "s" in your getElementsByTagName method. Add an "s" after Element and you should be all set!

var fullName = document.getElementById("full_name");
var lastName = document.getElementsByTagName("span")[1];