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Add class on page load

Dada44 asked
Last Modified: 2013-11-18
Dear all,

The function changeClass adds the class 'selected' to the  <li> element when the link is clicked.
Now I need the <li> element of Link 1 to have the class 'selected' when the page loads. How can I do that?
An id can be added if needed, I've been trying that way but I cannot make it work :(

Thanks a ton in advance!
var thename; 
function changeClass(obj){
 if (thename) thename.className='';
<li><strong><a href="#" onclick="changeClass(this.parentNode.parentNode);return false;">Link 1</a></strong></li>
<li><strong><a href="#" onclick="changeClass(this.parentNode.parentNode);return false;">Link 2</a></strong></li>
<li><strong><a href="#" onclick="changeClass(this.parentNode.parentNode);return false;">Link 3</a></strong></li>

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would this help?

<li id="link1"><strong><a href="#" onclick="changeClass(this.parentNode.parentNode);return false;">Link 1</a></strong></li>
<script type="text/javascript">
window.onload= function()

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Note that you dont need to put an id on the list items. The only id you need is for the <UL> but presumably you might already have an id on it so no change :-)
use this code  it will change when page is loaded...
<style type="text/css">
		FONT-SIZE: 20px;
<script type="text/javascript"> 
function changeClass(){
 var arr = document.getElementsByTagName("li");
 for(var i = 0; i < arr.length; i++)
<body onload = "changeClass()">
<li><strong><a href="#">Link 1</a></strong></li>
<li><strong><a href="#">Link 2</a></strong></li>
<li><strong><a href="#">Link 3</a></strong></li>

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Manjuna, for your future reference :-) ,

It is reccommended NOT to use the onload event in the body tag, instead use window.onload in a script
Also, your code will set every LI in the page to have the class selected :-)

Andone :-)
thank for ur advice "andoneknight:"....



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