How to remove DOM elements in jQuery?

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The empty( ) method remove all child nodes from the set of matched elements whereas the method remove( expr ) method removes all matched elements from the DOM.

Example

You can try to run the following code to learn how to remove DOM elements in 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>
         $(document).ready(function() {
            $("div").click(function () {
               $(this).remove( );
            });
         });
      </script>
       
      <style>
         .div{ margin:10px;padding:12px; border:2px solid #666; width:60px;}
      </style>
   </head>
   
   <body>
   
      <p>Click on any square below:</p>
      <span id = "result"> </span>
       
      <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>
raja
Published on 15-Dec-2017 20:36:46
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