How to get objects by ID, Class, Tag, and Attribute in jQuery?

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Here’s how you can get objects by ID Selector (#id), by Class Selector (.class), by Tag, and Attribute (.attr()).

Get Object by Class Selector

Example

The element class selector selects all the elements which match with the given class of the elements.

Live Demo

<html>
   <head>
      <title>jQuery Selector</title>
      <script src = "https://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/3.2.1/jquery.min.js"></script>
   
      <script>
         $(document).ready(function() {    
            $(".big").css("background-color", "yellow");
         });
      </script>
   </head>
   
   <body>

      <div class = "big" id="div1">
         <p>This is first division of the DOM.</p>
      </div>

      <div class = "medium" id = "div2">
         <p>This is second division of the DOM.</p>
      </div>

   </body>
</html>

Get Object by ID Selector

Example

The element ID selector selects a single element with the given id attribute:

Live Demo

<html>
   <head>
      <title>jQuery Selector</title>
      <script src = "https://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/3.2.1/jquery.min.js"></script>
      <script>
         $(function(){
           $("#submit").click(function(){      
             alert($('input:radio:checked').val());
          });
         });
      </script>
   </head>
   <body>
      <form id="myForm">
         Select a number:<br>
         <input type="radio" name="q1" value="1">1
         <input type="radio" name="q1" value="2">2
         <input type="radio" name="q1" value="3">3<br>
         <button id="submit">Result</button>
      </form>
   </body>
</html>

Get Object by Tag

Example

For this, pass the name of the specific tag i.e. <a> tag below:

Live Demo

<html>
   <head>
      <script src = "https://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/3.2.1/jquery.min.js"></script>
      <script>
         $(document).ready(function(){
          $("a").click(function(){
            $("a.active").removeClass("active");
            $(this).addClass("active");
           });
         });
      </script>
      <style>
         .active {
            font-size: 22px;  
         }
      </style>
   </head>
   <body>
      <a href="#" class="">One</a>
      <a href="#" class="">Two</a>
      <p>Click any of the link above and you can see the changes.</p>
   </body>
</html>

Get Object by Attribute

Example

Using the .attr(), you can get any attribute of any tag. Here’s an example showing how to get an attribute value:

Live Demo

<html>

   <head>
      <title>jQuery Example</title>
      <script src = "https://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/3.2.1/jquery.min.js"></script>

      <script>
      $(document).ready(function(){
         $("button").click(function(){
            $("img").attr("height", "200");
         });
      });
      </script>
   </head>
   
   <body>
      <img src="/green/images/logo.png" alt="logo" width="450" height="160"><br>
      <button>Change the height</button>
   </body>
   
</html>
raja
Published on 16-Dec-2017 12:12:39
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