How to insert content after each of the matched elements using jQuery?


To insert content after each of the matched elements using jQuery, use the after() method.

The after( content ) method inserts content after each of the matched elements. Here is the description of all the parameters used by this method −

  • content − Content to insert after each target. This could be HTML or Text content

Example

You can try to run the following code to learn how to insert content after each of the matched elements:

Live Demo

<html>

   <head>
      <title>jQuery after() method</title>
      <script src = "https://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/3.2.1/jquery.min.js"></script>
       
      <script>
         $(document).ready(function() {
            $("div").click(function () {
               $(this).after('<div class = "div"></div>' );
            });
         });
      </script>
       
      <style>
         .div {
             margin:10px;
             padding:12px;
             border:2px solid #666;
             width:60px;
         }
      </style>
   </head>
   
   <body>
   
      <p>Click on any square below to see the result:</p>
       
      <div class = "div" style = "background-color:blue;"></div>
      <div class = "div" style = "background-color:green;"></div>
      <div class = "div" style = "background-color:red;"></div>
       
   </body>
</html>

Updated on: 17-Dec-2019

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