How to use jQuery.insertBefore() method in jQuery?

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The insertBefore( selector ) method inserts all of the matched elements before another, specified, set of elements. Here is the description of all the parameters used by this method −

  • selector − Content before which the selected element(s) is inserted.

Example

You can try to run the following code to learn how to use jQuery.insertBefore() method in jQuery −

Live Demo

<html>

   <head>
      <title>jQuery insertBefore() method</title>
      <script src = "https://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/2.1.3/jquery.min.js"></script>
       
      <script>
         $(document).ready(function() {
            $("div").click(function () {
               $("#source").insertBefore(this);
            });
         });
      </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>
      <div class = "div" id = "source"></div>
       
   </body>
   
</html>
raja
Published on 19-Dec-2017 09:18:41
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