How to use universal (*) selector in jQuery?

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The universal selector selects all the elements available in the document. Here’s how to use it:

$('*')

Example

You can try to run the following code to learn how to implement Universal Selector in jQuery −

Live Demo

<html>
   <head>
      <title>jQuery Universal Selector</title>
      <script src = "https://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/3.2.1/jquery.min.js"></script>
   
      <script>
         $(document).ready(function() {
            /* This would select all the elements */
            $("*").css("background-color", "yellow");
         });
      </script>
       
   </head>
   
   <body>

      <div class = "big" id = "div1">
         <p>This is first division of the DOM.</p>
      </div>

      <div class = "medium" id = "div2">
         <p>This is second division of the DOM.</p>
      </div>

      <div class = "small" id = "div3">
         <p>This is third division of the DOM</p>
      </div>

   </body>
</html>
raja
Published on 08-Dec-2017 20:55:09
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