Introduction to Web APIs: DOM Manipulation

6m 14s

This practical lesson offers an introduction to DOM Manipulation through the use of Web APIs.

Learning Objectives

In this lesson, you will learn how to:

  • create an element
  • append elements to other elements
  • set an element's text content
  • set an element's class
  • set an element's attribute
  • remove an element's attribute
  • remove an element from the DOM

Intended Audience

This lesson is intended for anyone who wants to learn about Web APIs and DOM manipulation.


Anyone with an interest in Web APIs and DOM manipulation in general.

The following lesson is a primer on Web APIs and the DOM:
Introduction to Web APIs and the DOM


About the Author
Farish Kashefinejad, opens in a new tab
Full-Stack Development Content Creator
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Farish has worked in the EdTech industry for over six years. He is passionate about teaching valuable coding skills to help individuals and enterprises succeed.

Previously, Farish worked at 2U Inc in two concurrent roles. Farish worked as an adjunct instructor for 2U’s full-stack boot camps at UCLA and UCR. Farish also worked as a curriculum engineer for multiple full-stack boot camp programs. As a curriculum engineer, Farish’s role was to create activities, projects, and lesson plans taught in the boot camps used by over 50 University partners. Along with these duties, Farish also created nearly 80 videos for the full-stack blended online program.

Before 2U, Farish worked at Codecademy for over four years, both as a content creator and part of the curriculum experience team.

Farish is an avid powerlifter, sushi lover, and occasional Funko collector.

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