jQuery parentsUntil() with Example

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The parentsUntil() method in jQuery is used to return all ancestor elements between the selector and stop parameter value.


The syntax is as follows −


Above, the stop parameter is a selector expression, element or jQuery object. The filter parameter is a selector expression that narrows down the search for ancestors between the selector and the stops parameter.


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

 Live Demo

<!DOCTYPE html>
div {
.demo * {
   display: block;
   border: 2px solid yellow;
   color: blue;
   padding: 10px;
   margin: 10px;
<script src="https://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/3.4.1/jquery.min.js"></script>
      $("span").parentsUntil("div").css({"color": "blue", "border": "3px dashed blue"});
<body class="demo">great-great-grandparent


This will produce the following output−

Published on 31-Dec-2019 12:09:23