Access the JSON Data from an API Help required

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Tell us what’s happening:

Not sure why the code its not passing the challenge. Any advise would be highly appreciated!

Your code so far


<script>
  document.addEventListener('DOMContentLoaded',function(){
    document.getElementById('getMessage').onclick=function(){
      req=new XMLHttpRequest();
      req.open("GET",'/json/cats.json',true);
      req.send();
      req.onload=function(){
        json=JSON.parse(req.responseText);
        document.getElementsByClassName('message')[0].innerHTML=JSON.stringify(json);
        // Add your code below this line
        console.log(json[2].codeNames);
        
        // Add your code above this line
      };
    };
  });
</script>
<style>
  body {
    text-align: center;
    font-family: "Helvetica", sans-serif;
  }
  h1 {
    font-size: 2em;
    font-weight: bold;
  }
  .box {
    border-radius: 5px;
    background-color: #eee;
    padding: 20px 5px;
  }
  button {
    color: white;
    background-color: #4791d0;
    border-radius: 5px;
    border: 1px solid #4791d0;
    padding: 5px 10px 8px 10px;
  }
  button:hover {
    background-color: #0F5897;
    border: 1px solid #0F5897;
  }
</style>
<h1>Cat Photo Finder</h1> 
<p class="message box">
  The message will go here
</p>
<p>
  <button id="getMessage">
    Get Message
  </button>
</p>

Your browser information:

User Agent is: Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; Intel Mac OS X 10_14_5) AppleWebKit/605.1.15 (KHTML, like Gecko) Version/12.1.1 Safari/605.1.15.

Link to the challenge:
https://learn.freecodecamp.org/data-visualization/json-apis-and-ajax/access-the-json-data-from-an-api

Currently your code will print the codeNames array of the cat with id = 2.

The exercise is asking for the second value of that array.

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Thank you so much! Just passed it :wink: