With jQuery, it is easy to remove existing HTML elements.
To remove elements and content, there are mainly two jQuery methods:
The jQuery remove() method removes the selected element(s) and its child elements.
The jQuery empty() method removes the child elements of the selected element(s).
The jQuery remove() method also accepts one parameter, which allows you to filter the elements to be removed.
The parameter can be any of the jQuery selector syntaxes.
The following example removes all <p> elements with class="italic":
For a complete overview of all jQuery HTML methods, please go to our jQuery HTML/CSS Reference.