Most modern browsers have a console shorthand you can use to get the element that’s currently active in the inspector. Once you’ve highlighted an element, you can refer to it by typing
$0 in the console.
In the image below, I have the
<h1> element highlighted in the inspector.
To access it in the console, I can use the
This gives you the same access to the element as if you had selected it using the
querySelector() method or similar 👍
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