jQuery CSS Element Selector

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Description:

The element selector selects all the elements that have a tag name of T.

Syntax:

Here is the simple syntax to use this selector:

Example

 $('tagname')
                                        

Parameters:

Here is the description of all the parameters used by this selector:

  • tagname: Any standard HTML tag name like div, p, em, img , li etc.

Returns:

Like any other jQuery selector, this selector also returns an array filled with the found elements.

Example:

  • $('p') selects all elements with a tag name of p in the document.

  • $('div') selects all elements with a tag name of div in the document.

Following example would select all the divisions and display them one by one:

Example

<html>
<head>
<title>The Selecter Example</title>
<script type="text/javascript" src="../../js/jquery-2.2.0.js">
</script>
   
<script type="text/javascript" language="javascript">
   $(document).ready(function() {
      /* This would select all the divisions */
      var divs = $("div");
      for( i=0; i<divs.length; i++ ){
         alert("Found Division: " + divs[i].innerHTML);
      }
   });
</script>
</head>
<body>
<div class="div1" id="divid1">
  <p class="para1" id="pid1">This is first paragraph.</p>
  <p class="para2" id="pid2">This is second paragraph.</p>
  <p class="para3" id="pid3">This is third paragraph.</p>
</div>
<br />
<div class="div2" id="divid2">
  <p>This is second division of the DOM.</p>
</div>
<br />
<div class="div3" id="divid3">
  <p>A para inside third division</p>
</div>
</body>
</html>
                                        
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