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jQuery Parent Selector

jQuery Parent Selector

jQuery Parent selector in jQuery used to selects all elements that are the parent of another element, including text nodes.

Syntax:
$(":parent")
Here is an Example of jQuery :parent Selector

<html>
<head>
<script src="https://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/3.4.1/jquery.min.js"></script>
<script>
$(document).ready(function(){
$("td:parent").css("background-color", "#97d7fc");
});
</script>
</head>
<body>
<h1>Welcome to Phptpoint</h1>
<table border="1">
<tr>
<th>Company</th>
<th></th>
<th>Country</th>
</tr>
<tr>
<td>AB Ltd.</td>
<td></td>
<td>Italy</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td>CD Ltd.</td>
<td></td>
<td>France</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td>EF Ltd.</td>
<td>Fourth</td>
<td></td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td>GH Ltd.</td>
<td></td>
<td>Austria</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td>IJ Ltd.</td>
<td>Sixth</td>
<td></td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td></td>
<td></td>
<td>Canada</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td>XY Ltd.</td>
<td></td>
<td>Germany</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td>MN Ltd.</td>
<td>Ninth</td>
<td>India</td>
</tr>
</table>
</body>
</html>

Output:

Welcome to Phptpoint

Company Country
AB Ltd. Italy
CD Ltd. France
EF Ltd. Fourth
GH Ltd. Austria
IJ Ltd. Sixth
Canada
XY Ltd. Germany
MN Ltd. Ninth India