How to remove all child nodes from a parent using jQuery?

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To remove all child nodes from a parent, use the empty() method. The empty() method removes all child nodes from the set of matched elements.

Example

You can try to run the following code to learn how to remove all child nodes from a parent −

Live Demo

<html>

   <head>
      <title>jQuery empty() 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).empty();
            });
         });
      </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:yellow;">ONE</div>
      <div class = "div" style = "background-color:gray;">TWO</div>
       
   </body>
   
</html>
raja
Published on 19-Dec-2017 15:40:53
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