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jQuery :contains() Selector

jQuery :contains() Selector

jQuery :contains() selector in jQuery is used to selects elements containing the specified string contained directly in the element as text, or in a child element.

Syntax:
$(":contains(text)")

Parameter Values

Parameter Description
text It is a Required parameter and used to Specifies the text to find
Here is an Example of jQuery :contains() Selector:

<html>
<head>
<script src="https://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/3.4.1/jquery.min.js"></script>
<script>
$(document).ready(function(){
$("p:contains(is)").css("background-color", "#97d7fc");
});
</script>
</head>
<body>
<h1>Welcome to Phptpoint</h1>
<p class="intro">My name is phptpoint</p>
<p>I live in Noida.</p>
Who is your favourite:
<ul id="choose">
<li>JAVA</li>
<li>jQuery</li>
<li>Javascript</li>
</ul>
</body>
</html>

Output:

Welcome to Phptpoint

My name is phptpoint

I live in Noida.

Who is your favourite:
  • JAVA
  • jQuery
  • Javascript