How to insert element as a first child using jQuery?

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To insert element as a first child using jQuery, use the prepend() method. The prepend( content ) method prepends content to the inside of every matched element.

Example

You can try to run the following code to learn how to insert element as a first child using jQuery:

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>
         var x = 0;
         $(document).ready(function() {
            $('.add').on('click', function (event) {
               var html = "<div class='child-div'>demo text " + x++ + "</div>";
               $("#parent-div").prepend(html);
            });
         });
      </script>
       
      <style>
         .div {
            margin:10px;
            padding:12px;
            border:2px solid #F38B00;
            width:60px;
         }
      </style>
   </head>
   
<body>
<div id="parent-div">
    <div>Hello World</div>
</div>
<input type="button" value="Click to add" class="add" />
</body>    
</html>
raja
Published on 18-Dec-2017 08:29:10
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