How to access element with nth index in jQuery?



To access element with nth index from an HTML page, use the jQuery eq() method. It is used to access the index of an element in jQuery. The eq() method refers the position of the element.

Example

You can try to run the following code to access element with nth index in jQuery. Here, element with 2nd index is considered:

Live Demo

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
<script src="https://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/3.2.1/jquery.min.js"></script>
<script>
$(document).ready(function(){
   $('ul li').eq(2).css({'background-color':'#E6B16A'});});
</script>
</head>
<body>

<ul>
  <li>India</li>
  <li>US</li>
  <li>UK</li>
  <li>Australia</li>
</ul>

</body>
</html>

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