How to use wildcards like $ ('#name*'), $ ('#name%') in jQuery selectors?

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For getting the id that begins or ends with a particular string in jQuery selectors, you shouldn’t use the wildcards $('#name*'), $('#name%'). Instead use the characters ^and $. The ^ is used is used to get all elements starting with a particular string. The $ is used is used to get all elements ending with a particular string.

Example

You can try to run the following code to learn how to get id beginning and endingwith a particular string.

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(){

  $("[id$=new1]").css("background-color", "yellow");
  $("[id^=myid]").css("background-color", "green");

});
</script>
</head>
<body>

<div id="idnew1" myattr="javasubject">Java</div>
<div id="idnew2" myattr="htmlsubject">HTML</div>

<div id="myid1" myattr="rubysubject">Ruby</div>
<div id="myid2" myattr="cppsubject">C++</div>

</body>
</html>
raja
Published on 16-Dec-2017 00:11:27
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