jQuery - wrap( elem ) Method


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Description

The wrap( elem ) method wraps each matched element with the specified element.

Syntax

Here is the simple syntax to use this method −

selector.wrap( elem )

Parameters

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

  • elem − A DOM element that will be wrapped around each target.

Example

Following is a simple example a simple showing the usage of this method. This wraps destination square with a square when any square gets clicked −

<html>

   <head>
      <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() {

            $(".inner").click(function () {
               var newcolor = $(this).css('background-color');
               $("#destination").wrap("<div class = 'newinner' 
                  style = 'border:2px solid "+newcolor+"';></div>");
            });

         });

      </script>
	
      <style>
         .inner{ margin:10px;padding:12px;
            border:2px solid #666;

         }
         .newinner{ padding:20px;}
      </style>
   </head>
	
   <body>
	
      <p>Click on any square below to see the result:</p>
      <div class = "inner" id = "destination">THIS IS TEST</div>
      <div class = "inner" style = "background-color:blue;">ONE</div>
      <div class = "inner" style = "background-color:green;">TWO</div>
      <div class = "inner" style = "background-color:red;">THREE</div>
		
   </body>
	
</html>

This will produce following result −


jquery-dom.htm

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