jQuery remove() with Examples

The remove() method in jQuery is used to remove the selected elements.


The syntax is as follows −


Above, the parameter selector is used to specify one or more elements to be removed.


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

 Live Demo

<!DOCTYPE html>
<script src="https://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/3.4.1/jquery.min.js"></script>
span {
   background-color: red;
   color: white;
<h2>Demo Heading</h2>
<p>This is a <span>demo</span> text.</p>
<button>Remove element</button>


This will produce the following output −

Now, click the “Remove element” to remove the span element in red. After clicking the “Remove element” button −