What does jQuery.children() method do in jQuery?


If you want to return all the direct children of selected elements, then use the jQuery.children() method,

Example

You can try to run the following code to learn how to work with jQuery.children() method in jQuery,

Live Demo

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
<style>
.myclass * {
    display: block;
    border: 2px solid blue;
    color: black;
    padding: 3px;
    margin: 10px;
}
</style>
<script src="https://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/3.2.1/jquery.min.js"></script>
<script>
$(document).ready(function(){
    $("ol").children().css({"color": "red", "border": "5px solid red"});
});
</script>
</head>

<body class="myclass">body
  <div style="width:600px;">div
    <ol>ol
      <li>li - This is the child
        <span>span</span>
      </li>
    </ol>  
  </div>
</body>

</html>

Updated on: 09-Dec-2019

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