# 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>

<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>
Published on 08-Dec-2017 20:55:09