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jQuery attribute selector

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In this video we will discuss selecting elements
1. That have specified attribute
2. That have specified attribute values



Syntax : 
$('[attribute]')
$('[attribute="value"]')

$('[title]') // Selects all elements that have title attribute
$('div[title]') // Selects all div elements that have title attribute
$('[title="divTitle"]') // Selects all elements that have title attribute value - divTitle
$('div[title="divTitle"]') // Selects all div elements that have title attribute value - divTitle

Selects all elements with title attribute and sets 5px solid red border
<html>
<head>
    <title></title>
    <script src="Scripts/jquery-1.11.2.js"></script>
    <script type="text/javascript">
        $(document).ready(function () {
            $('[title]').css('border', '5px solid red');
        });
    </script>
</head>
<body>
    <div title="div1Title">
        DIV 1
    </div>
    <br />
    <div title="div2Title">
        DIV 2
    </div>
    <p title="pTitle">
        This is a paragraph
    </p>
    <span title="div1Title">
        SAPN 1
    </span>
    <br /><br />
    <span>
        SPAN 2
    </span>
</body>
</html>

Selects all div elements with title attribute and sets 5px solid red border
<script type="text/javascript">
    $(document).ready(function () {
        $('div[title]').css('border', '5px solid red');
    });
</script>

Selects all elements with title attribute value - div1Title, and sets 5px solid red border
<script type="text/javascript">
    $(document).ready(function () {
        $('[title="div1Title"]').css('border', '5px solid red');
    });
</script>

Selects all div elements with title attribute value - div1Title, and sets 5px solid red border
<script type="text/javascript">
    $(document).ready(function () {
        $('div[title="div1Title"]').css('border', '5px solid red');
    });
</script>

Selects all div elements with both title and style attributes, and sets 5px solid black border
<html>
<head>
    <title></title>
    <script src="Scripts/jquery-1.11.2.js"></script>
    <script type="text/javascript">
        $(document).ready(function () {
            $('div[title][style]').css('border', '5px solid black');
        });
    </script>
</head>
<body>
    <div title="divTitle" style="background-color:red">
        Red DIV
    </div>
    <br />
    <div title="divTitle" style="background-color:green">
        Green DIV
    </div>
    <br />
    <div title="divTitle">
        Normal Div
    </div>
    <br />
    <div>
        Normal Div without any attributes
    </div>
</body>
</html>

Selects all div elements with title attribute value - divTitle, and style attribute value - background-color:red, and sets 5px solid black border
<script type="text/javascript">
    $(document).ready(function () {
        $('div[title="divTitle"][style="background-color:red"]')
            .css('border', '5px solid black');
    });
</script>

Selects all div elements with either title or style attributes, and sets 5px solid black border
<script type="text/javascript">
    $(document).ready(function () {
        $('div[title],[style]').css('border', '5px solid black');
    });
</script>

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5 comments:

  1. At some reason the // style="background-color:red" // from

    $('div[title="divTitle"][style="background-color:red"]')
    .css('border', '5px solid black');

    Am I the only one with this problem? All the other samples working perfect.

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  2. Hello Venkat, Could you please upload vedio tutorials for Angular Js, knockout Js etc.
    Thank You

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  3. Hi Venkay, could please do a demo on user error alert using jquery? I would like to do a textbox alert to prevent user from entering a date like 2099-01-03. I have a datepicker, but sometimes a user would prefer typing and they tend to type in data that is wrong. Thank you

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  4. Hello Harry, the code you listed looks good. The error must be above this code. I would check <script src and <script type code for a typo....

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  5. hello sir, if i've added span at bottom, Selects all div elements with either title or style attributes is also applies for sapn element. Please clarify.. Navya.

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