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  1. #1
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    how to start a function when click a memeber of a class

    I have a question: look at the following html code:
    <div class='class1'>text1</div>
    <div class='class1'>text2</div>
    <div class='class1'>text3</div>
    If I want to change the background color of the textn by clicking it, what should I do instead of inserting "onclick='someFunction()'" in every div?

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    Senior Coder Dormilich's Avatar
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    there are several possibilities.
    - attach the event to the parent element and execute the code on the target element (Event.target).
    - attach the event to each <div> in JavaScript (assign inside a loop)
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