Element Selector (“element”)

element selector

version added: 1.0jQuery('element')

  • element
    An element to search for. Refers to the tagName of DOM nodes.

Description: Selects all elements with the given tag name.

JavaScript's getElementsByTagName() function is called to return the appropriate elements when this expression is used.


Finds every DIV element.

<!DOCTYPE html>
  div,span {
    width: 60px;
    height: 60px;
    padding: 10px;
    margin: 10px;
    background-color: #EEEEEE;
  <script src="http://code.jquery.com/jquery-latest.js"></script>

<script>$("div").css("border","9px solid red");</script>