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jQuery prepend() Method

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Example

Insert content at the beginning of all <p> elements:

$("button").click(function(){
  $("p").prepend("<b>Prepended text</b>");
});

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Definition and Usage

The prepend() method inserts specified content at the beginning of the selected elements.

Tip: To insert content at the end of the selected elements, use the append() method.


Syntax

$(selector).prepend(content,function(index,html))

Parameter Description
content Required. Specifies the content to insert (can contain HTML tags)

Possible values:

  • HTML elements
  • jQuery objects
  • DOM elements
function(index,html) Optional. Specifies a function that returns the content to insert
  • index - Returns the index position of the element in the set
  • html - Returns the current HTML of the selected element


Examples

Try it Yourself - Examples

prepend() - Create content with HTML, jQuery and DOM
Insert content with the prepend() method.

Prepend content using a function
Using a function to insert content at the beginning of the selected elements.


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