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jQuery (parent > child) child Selector

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jQuery (parent > child) Selector

The jQuery (parent > child) selector selects all elements that are a direct child of the specified parent element.

In the following example, we will select all the <p> tags that are a direct child of <div> tag.


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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> </head> <body> <h1>jQuery selector (a &gt; b)</h1> <div> <p>Paragraph1 inside div</p> <a href="/css">Learn CSS</a> <p>Paragraph2 inside div</p> </div> <script> $(document).ready(function(){ $("div > p").css("color","red"); }); </script> </body> </html>


$("a > b")

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(a > b)YesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes

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