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jQuery Traversing Methods

jQuery Traversing Methods

Allow you to iterate DOM elements in a DOM hierarchy The jQuery traversing methods are used. Some Important DOM manipulation methods are each(), children(), find(), first(), parent(), next(), previous(), siblings() etc.

Parameter Values

Method Description
add() It is used to adds elements to the set of matched elements
addBack() This method is used to adds the previous set of elements to the current set
andSelf() Deprecated in version 1.8. An alias for addBack()
children() It is used to returns all direct children of the selected element
closest() It is used to returns the first ancestor of the selected element
contents() This method is used to returns all direct children of the selected element (including text and comment nodes)
each() It helps to Executes a function for each matched element
end() This method is used to Ends the most recent filtering operation in the current chain
eq() It is used to returns an element with a specific index number of the selected elements
filter() It helps to reduce the set of matched elements to those that match the selector or pass the function's test
find() It is used to returns descendant elements of the selected element
first() It is used to returns the first element of the selected elements
has() This method is used to eturns all elements that have one or more elements inside of them
is() It is used to checks the set of matched elements against a selector/element/jQuery object, and return true if at least one of these elements matches the given arguments
last() This method returns the last element of the selected elements
map() It help to Passes each element in the matched set through a function, producing a new jQuery object containing the return values
next() It is used to returns the next sibling element of the selected element
nextAll() This method is used to returns all next sibling elements of the selected element
nextUntil() It is used to returns all next sibling elements between two given arguments
not() This method helps to returns elements that do not match a certain criteria
offsetParent() It is used to returns the first positioned parent element
parent() It is used to returns the direct parent element of the selected element
parents() This method helps to returns all ancestor elements of the selected element
parentsUntil() It is used to returns all ancestor elements between two given arguments
prev() It is used to returns the previous sibling element of the selected element
prevAll() This method returns all previous sibling elements of the selected element
prevUntil() This method helps to returns all previous sibling elements between two given arguments
siblings() It is used to returns all sibling elements of the selected element
slice() It is used to reduces the set of matched elements to a subset specified by a range of indices