DOM Injection and Traversal
Learn how to move through the DOM and add content with the ease.
This guide is short, focused, and made for beginners. Get hands-on learning and grow your portfolio with a real project using DOM injection and traversal techniques.
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What you’ll learn
- How to detect when the viewport is ready.
- How to manipulate HTML.
- How to add and remove elements from the DOM.
- How to traverse up and down the DOM.
- How to detect when elements are in the viewport.
- How to calculate distances in the viewport.
- How to put it all together and write a working project with DOM injection and traversal.
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Reinforce your learning and build your portfolio by using DOM injection and traversal techniques on a real project. Together, we’ll build an lazy loader script that only loads images into the DOM after they come into the viewport.
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- Learn modern best practices and code patterns.
- Spend less time Googling and more time working on cool stuff.
- Follow a learning path or jump around based on your needs.
- Work on real projects and build your portfolio.
A Sample Lesson
How to inject an element before another one using the method.
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Hi, I'm Chris Ferdinandi. I believe there’s a simpler, more resilient way to make things for the web.
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