My code for lesson 5 was just about right and is now working fine, however I still don't understand how $(this) works as a selector (on line 10) and why $(this) is used and not $('post') to refer to the content of the status-box.
I don't understand how the code recognizes that $(this) refers to 'post' (line 3) and what class of thing $(this) is. Would it also be correct to use $('post') in the place of $(this) and why/ why not? Any help would be much appreciated.
Here's the lesson: