How to Use jQuery Syntax

The jQuery syntax is tailor-made for selecting HTML elements and performing some action on the element(s).

Basic syntax is: $(selector).action()

A $ sign to define/access jQuery
A (selector) to “query (or find)” HTML elements
A jQuery action() to be performed on the element(s)

$(this).hide() – hides the current element.

$(“p”).hide() – hides all


$(“.test”).hide() – hides all elements with class=”test”.

$(“#test”).hide() – hides the element with id=”test”.

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