How do we use # in jQuery Attribute Selector?

To use # in jQuery attribute selector, include # under *= . This will find the attribute with #.


You can try to run the following code to learn how to use # in jQuery attribute selector:

Live Demo

<!DOCTYPE html>
<script src=""></script>
    $(document).ready(function()  {
       $( "div[myattr*='#']" ).css("background-color", "yellow");

<div id="sub1" myattr="#javasubject">Java</div>
<div id="sub2" myattr="htmlsubject">HTML</div>
<div id="sub3" myattr="ruby">Ruby</div>