jquery style

JQuery Style

JQuery is a popular JavaScript library that simplifies the process of manipulating HTML documents and working with events. JQuery code is written in a specific style that is recognizable by developers who are familiar with the library. In this blog post, we will explore the different aspects of JQuery style.

Selector Syntax

The selector syntax in JQuery is similar to CSS selectors. It allows you to select elements on a page using a variety of methods, including by tag name, class, ID, attribute, and more. The basic syntax for selecting an element is:


For example, to select all paragraphs on a page, you would use:


To select all elements with a specific class, you would use:


To select an element by ID, you would use:


Chaining Methods

JQuery allows you to chain methods together to perform multiple actions on a single selection. This allows you to write more concise code and reduces the need for intermediate variables. For example:

$("p").addClass("my-class").text("Hello, world!")

This code selects all paragraphs on the page, adds the class "my-class" to them, and sets their text to "Hello, world!"

Event Handling

JQuery provides a simple way to handle events in JavaScript. You can use the on method to attach event handlers to an element. For example:

$("#my-button").on("click", function() {
  alert("Button clicked!");

This code attaches a click event handler to the element with the ID "my-button". When the button is clicked, an alert box will appear with the message "Button clicked!".

Syntax Highlighting

To display the code examples in this blog post with syntax highlighting, we used the highlight.js library. This library provides easy-to-use syntax highlighting for a variety of languages, including JavaScript. To use it, we added the following code to our HTML:

<link rel="stylesheet" href="//cdnjs.cloudflare.com/ajax/libs/highlight.js/10.4.1/styles/default.min.css">
<script src="//cdnjs.cloudflare.com/ajax/libs/highlight.js/10.4.1/highlight.min.js"></script>

This code includes the highlight.js stylesheet and JavaScript file, and initializes syntax highlighting on page load.


JQuery is a powerful library for working with JavaScript and HTML. By following the conventions of JQuery style, you can write code that is easy to read and understand, making it easier to collaborate with other developers and maintain your code over time.

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