More Examples of jQuery Selectors – jQuery Tutorial

Syntax Description Example
$(“*”) Selects all elements Try it
$(this) Selects the current HTML element Try it
$(“p.intro”) Selects all < p> elements with class=”intro” Try it
$(“p:first”) Selects the first < p> element Try it
$(“ul li:first”) Selects the first < li> element of the first < ul> Try it
$(“ul li:first-child”) Selects the first < li> element of every < ul> Try it
$(“[href]”) Selects all elements with an href attribute Try it
$(“a[target=’_blank’]”) Selects all < a> elements with a target attribute value equal to “_blank” Try it