jQuery - wrapInner( html ) Method



The wrapInner( html ) method wraps the inner child contents of each matched element (including text nodes) with an HTML structure.

Here is the simple syntax to use this method −

selector.wrapInner( html )


Here is the description of all the parameters used by this method −

  • html − A string of HTML that will be created on the fly and wrapped around the target.


Following is a simple example a simple showing the usage of this method. This selects all divisions and wraps a bold tag around the content of clicked one square −

      <title>The jQuery Example</title>
      <script type="text/javascript" src="http://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/2.1.3/jquery.min.js"></script>
      <script type="text/javascript" language="javascript">
         $(document).ready(function() {
            $("div").click(function () {
               var content = "<b></b>";
               $(this).wrapInner( content );
         .div{ margin:10px;padding:12px; border:2px solid #666; width:60px;}
      <p>Click on any square below to see the result:</p>
      <div class="div" id="destination">THIS IS TEST</div>
      <div class="div" style="background-color:blue;">ONE</div>
      <div class="div" style="background-color:green;">TWO</div>
      <div class="div" style="background-color:red;">THREE</div>

This will produce following result: