jQuery index() Method

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jQuery index() Method

The jQuery index() method searches for a given element from among the matched elements.


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Parameter Values

elemOptionalSpecifies the DOM element or first element within the jQuery object to look for.

Return Values

integerReturns the position of the first element within the jQuery object.
Note: If the element is not found, index() will return -1.


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