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 sqaure 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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