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Jquery attribute value of a HTML element

When a single parameter is passed to the .attr() function it returns the value of passed attribute on the selected element.


$([selector]).attr([attribute name]);



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Fetching data attributes:

jQuery offers .data() function in order to deal with data attributes. .data function returns the value of the data attribute on the selected element.


$([selector]).data([attribute name]);



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jQuery's data() method will give you access to data-* attributes, BUT, it clobbers the case of the attribute name.


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