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jQuery next() Method

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Example

Return the next sibling element of each <li> element with class name "start":

$(document).ready(function(){
    $("li.start").next().css({"color": "red", "border": "2px solid red"});
});

Result:

    ul (parent)
  • li (sibling)
  • li (sibling)
  • li (sibling with class name "start")
  • li (sibling)
  • li (sibling)

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Definition and Usage

The next() method returns the next sibling element of the selected element.

Sibling elements are elements that share the same parent.

The DOM tree: This method traverse forward along the next sibling of DOM elements.

Related methods:

  • nextAll() - returns all next sibling elements of the selected element
  • nextUntil() - returns all next sibling elements between two given arguments

Syntax

$(selector).next(filter)

Parameter Description
filter Optional. Specifies a selector expression to narrow down the next sibling search

Examples

Try it Yourself - Examples

Select the next sibling of each <div> element
How to select the next sibling element of each <div> element.

Narrow down the search
How to select the next sibling <p> element of each <div> element.


jQuery HTML Methods jQuery Traversing Methods


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