JQuery Add Element

JQuery Add Element

Here we will see how to add element in JQuery. You can dynamically create elements in Jquery and add them to DOM collection.

Jquery add Span inside Div example We will append span element to parent Div element.

<script type="text/javascript" language="javascript"> 
  
      $("document").ready(function(){
       $("#parentDiv").click(function(){
       
       $(this).append("<span> This is child span of parent div. </span>");
       });    
       });
       
   </script>

Description

.append() is JQuery function which attaches element to Div element.

Complete HTML code

<html>
<head>
    <title>div background image</title>

    <script src="http://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/1.6.1/jquery.min.js" type="text/javascript"></script>

    <script type="text/javascript" language="javascript"> 
   
       $("document").ready(function(){
        $("#parentDiv").click(function(){
        
        $(this).append("<span> This is child span of parent div. </span>");
        });    
        });
        
    </script>

</head>
<body>
    <div id="parentDiv">
        This is div Parent Div.
    </div>
</body>
</html>

Description

First we will get Google CDN hosted JQuery script and then we can use rich Jquery functions. On ready state of document I’m attaching click event to Div. When user click on that Div, we will add new span element instance of html control to clicked div.

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Jquery

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Author

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