jQuery - siblings( [selector] ) Method


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Description

The siblings( [selector] ) method gets a set of elements containing all of the unique siblings of each of the matched set of elements.

Syntax

Here is the simple syntax to use this method −

selector.siblings( [selector] )

Parameters

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

  • selector − This is optional selector to filter the sibling Elements with.

Example

Following is a simple example a simple showing the usage of this method −

<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(){
            $("p").siblings('.selected').addClass("hilight");
         });
      </script>
		
      <style>
         .hilight { background:yellow; }
      </style>

   </head>
	
   <body>
      <div><span>Hello</span></div>
      <p class="selected">Hello Again</p>
      <p>And Again</p>
   </body>
	
</html>

This will produce following result −

<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(){
            $("p").siblings('.selected').addClass("hilight");
         });
      </script>
		
      <style>
         .hilight { background:yellow; }
      </style>

   </head>
	
   <body>
      <div><span>Hello</span></div>
      <p class="hilight">Hello Again</p>
      <p>And Again</p>
   </body>
	
</html>

This will produce following result −


jquery-traversing.htm

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