jQuery add() Method

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jQuery add() Method

The jQuery add() method adds elements to an existing group of elements.

Example

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<!DOCTYPE html> <html lang="en-US"> <head> <script src="https://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/3.5.1/jquery.min.js"></script> </head> <body> <h1>jQuery add() Method</h1> <p>Click on the button</p> <button>Click Me</button> <script> $(document).ready(function(){ $("button").click(function(){ $("h1").add("p").css("color", "red"); }); }); </script> </body> </html>

Syntax

$(selector).add(selector); //or $(selector).add(element); //or $(selector).add(html); //or $(selector).add(selector, context)

Parameter Values

ValueExplanation
selectorSpecifies a string representing a selector expression to find additional elements to add to the set of matched elements.
elementSpecifies one or more elements to add to the set of matched elements.
htmlSpecifies an HTML fragment to add to the set of matched elements.
contextSpecifies the point in the document at which the selector should begin matching.

add() at Specific Point

Example

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<!DOCTYPE html> <html lang="en-US"> <head> <script src="https://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/3.5.1/jquery.min.js"></script> </head> <body> <h1>jQuery add() Method</h1> <p>Click on the button</p> <button>Click Me</button> <script> $(document).ready(function(){ $("button").click(function(){ $("h1").css("background", "yellow").add("p").css("color", "red"); }); }); </script> </body> </html>

add() with clone()

Example

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<!DOCTYPE html> <html lang="en-US"> <head> <script src="https://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/3.5.1/jquery.min.js"></script> </head> <body> <h1>jQuery add() Method</h1> <p>Click on the button</p> <button>Click Me</button> <script> $(document).ready(function(){ $("button").click(function(){ $("p").clone().add("<span>You Clicked</span>").appendTo(document.body); }); }); </script> </body> </html>

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