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Jquery Get next element


To get the next element you can use the .next() method.

<ul>
 <li>Mark</li>
 <li class="anna">Anna</li>
 <li>Paul</li>
</ul>

If you are standing on the "Anna" element and you want to get the next element, "Paul", the .next() method will allow you to do that.

// "Paul" now has green text
$(".anna").next().css("color", "green");

The method takes an optional selector argument, which can be used if the next element must be a certain kind of element.

// Next element is a "li", "Paul" now has green text
$(".anna").next("li").css("color", "green");

If the next element is not of the type selector then an empty set is returned, and the modifications will not do anything.

// Next element is not a ".mark", nothing will be done in this case
$(".anna").next(".mark").css("color", "green");


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