jQuery is() Method

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jQuery is() Method

The jQuery is() method checks the current matched set of elements against a selector, element, or jQuery object.

Example

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<!DOCTYPE html> <html lang="en-US"> <head> <script src="https://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/3.5.1/jquery.min.js"></script> <style> div{ border: 1px solid black; padding:10px; } </style> </head> <body> <h1>jQuery is() Method</h1> <div> <p>Click on the button to check whether 'div' is a parent of 'p'.</p> </div> <button>Click Me</button> <script> $(document).ready(function(){ $("button").click(function(){ alert($("p").parent().is("div")); }); }); </script> </body> </html>

Syntax

$.is(selector);

Parameter Values

Value Type Explanation
selector Required Specifies a string containing a selector expression to match elements against.

Browser Support

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Return Values

ValueExplanation
true If at least one of these elements matches the given arguments.
false If no element matches the given arguments.

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