How to locate descendant elements of a particular type of elements in jQuery?



Use the jQuery find() method to locate descendant elements of particular type of elements in jQuery. The jQuery.find() method will return the descendant elements of the selected element.

Example

You can try to run the following code to learn how to work with jQuery.find() method,

Live Demo

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
<style>
 .myclass * {
    display: block;
    border: 2px solid red;
    padding: 2px;
    margin: 10px;
    color: red;
 }
</style>
<script src="https://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/3.2.1/jquery.min.js"></script>
<script>
  $(document).ready(function(){
    $("ol").find("span").css({"background-color": "blue", "border": "5px solid gray"});
  });
</script>
</head>

<body class="myclass">body
  <div style="width:500px;">div
    <ol>ol  
      <li>li
        <span>The descendant element</span>
      </li>
    </ol>  
  </div>
</body>

</html>

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