PROBLEM - Javascript - Count Number of Checked Boxes


Count # of checked boxes in a check box group.

Solution Code

Name all checkboxes in a group with a single name (  checkBoxGroup ) in our case.

function countCheckedBoxes(){
   var checkboxes = document.getElementsByName("checkBoxGroup");
   var count = 0;
   for (var i = 0; i < checkboxes.length; i++) {
         if (checkboxes[i].checked == true) {
   return count;

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