jQuery has() with Examples

The has() method in jQuery is used to return elements having one or more elements inside them, that matches the specified selector.


The syntax is as follows−


Above, the parameter ele is used to specify a selector expression or an element to match elements against.


Let us now see an example to implement the jQuery has() method

 Live Demo

<!DOCTYPE html>
<script src="https://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/3.4.1/jquery.min.js"></script>
         $("p").has("span").css("color", "orange");
h2 {
   color: blue;
<h2>Student Info</h2>
<p>This is a <span>demo</span> text.</p>
<h2>Exam Info</h2>
<p>This is a <span>demo</span>text.</p>
<h2>Teacher's Info</h2>
<p>This is a demo text.</p>
<button>Click me</button>


This will produce the following output −

On clicking “Click me”, the text color of the element having <span> in it would change−