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JavaScript

Piotr Manczak
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Piotr Manczak
Front End Web Development Techdegree Graduate 29,098 Points

element.remove();

Wouldn't it be easier to do: const extra = document.querySelector(".extra"); extra.remove();

This way, selected node would be removed from the DOM without engaging parent element, as opposed to parent.removeChild(child) method. It worked in my solution. Have I used it somehow incorrectly?

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Travis Alstrand
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Travis Alstrand
Data Analysis Techdegree Graduate 49,304 Points

Your code is totally valid! Nice find!

I'm not sure what course you're in, is it navigating the DOM? If so, then they probably went this route to show a way of doing so with DOM traversal.