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How to get elements with parent node '<p>'


Lucy
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I'm trying to pick out links with the parent '<p>' - my code isn't picking them up. Here's what I have:

if (document.body.getElementsByTagName("a")[ook].parentNode === "p")

I've also tried

if (document.body.getElementsByTagName("a")[ook].parentNode === "<p>")

Does anyone know how you're supposed to do this?

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parentNode returns an object of type HTMLElement. If you want to know the tag name, you can use the nodeName property. The nodeName might be in uppercase, so we need to change it to lower case before testing its value.

if (document.body.getElementsByTagName("a")[ook].parentNode.nodeName.toLowerCase() == "p") {
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