jQuery index() with examples

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The index() method in jQuery is used to return the index position of specified elements relative to other specified elements.

Syntax

The syntax is as follows −

$(selector).index()

Example

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

 Live Demo

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
<script src="https://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/3.4.1/jquery.min.js"></script>
<script>
   $(document).ready(function(){
      $("li").click(function(){
         document.getElementById("demo").innerHTML = $(this).index();
      });
   });
</script>
</head>
<body>
<h2>Devices</h2>
<ol>
<li>TV</li>
<li>Laptop</li>
<li>Headphone</li>
<li>Earphone</li>
<li>SSD</li>
</ol>
<p>Index = <span id="demo"> </span></p>
</body>
</html>

Output

This will produce the following output −

Now, to get the index of any of the list items, just click on it as shown below. We clicked “Headphone” here −

raja
Published on 31-Dec-2019 12:42:11
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