jQuery empty() Method

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Example

Remove the content of all <div> elements:

$("button").click(function(){
  $("div").empty();
});

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Definition and Usage

The empty() method removes all child nodes and content from the selected elements.

Note: This method does not remove the element itself, or its attributes.

Tip: To remove the elements without removing data and events, use the detach() method.

Tip: To remove the elements and its data and events, use the remove() method.


Syntax

$(selector).empty()

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