What is the difference between jQuery add() & jQuery append() methods in jQuery?

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jQuery add() method

If you want to add element to an existing group of elements, then use the add() method.

Example

You can try to run the following code to learn how to work with jQuery.add() method:

Live Demo

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
<script src="https://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/3.2.1/jquery.min.js"></script>
<script>
  $(document).ready(function(){
    $("h1").add("span").css("background-color", "yellow");
  });
</script>

</head>
<body>

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</body>
</html>

jQuery append() method

The append() method appends content to the inside of every matched element.

Example

You can try to run the following code to learn how to work with jQuery append() method:

Live Demo

<html>
   <head>    
      <title>jQuery append() 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).append('<div class = "div"></div>' );
            });
         });
      </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>
       
   </body>
</html>
raja
Published on 16-Dec-2017 10:20:40
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