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

Why this doesn't work

I don't know why this doesn't work ''' var fullName = document.getElementById("#full_name"); var lastName ; '''

app.js
var fullName = document.getElementById("#full_name");
var lastName ;
index.html
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head></head>
<body>
<h1 id="full_name"><span class="first_name">Andrew</span> <span class="last_name">Chalkley</span></h1>

<script src="app.js"></script>
</body>
</html>

1 Answer

Ryan Field
PLUS
Ryan Field
Courses Plus Student 21,241 Points

Hi Ahmed,

You are already using getElementById, so you don't need the # in front of full_name in your code. Delete that, and it'll work! :)