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Jquery DOM Manipulation


The jQuery function (usually aliased as $) can be used both to select elements and to create new elements.

var myLink = $('<a href="http://stackexchange.com"></a>');


You can optionally pass a second argument with element attributes:

var myLink = $('<a>', { 'href': 'http://stackexchange.com' });


'< a >' --> The first argument specifies the type of DOM element you want to create. In this example it's an anchor but could be anything on this list. See the specification for a reference of the a element.

{ 'href': 'http://stackexchange.com' } --> the second argument is a JavaScript Object containing attribute name/value pairs.
The 'name':'value' pairs will appear between the < > of the first argument, for example < a name:value > which for our example would be
< a href="http://stackexchange.com">< /a>

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