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jQuery siblings() Method

jQuery HTML Methods jQuery Traversing Methods

Example

Return all sibling elements of each <li> element with class name "start":

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

Result:

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

Try it yourself »

Definition and Usage

The siblings() method returns all sibling elements of the selected element.

Sibling elements are elements that share the same parent.

The DOM tree: This method traverse forward and backwards along siblings of DOM elements.

Tip: Use the prev() or next() method to narrow down the search for only previous or next sibling elements.


Syntax

$(selector).siblings(filter)

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

Examples

Try it Yourself - Examples

Narrow down the search
How to use both parameters to filter the search for sibling elements.

Select all sibling <p> elements of each <div> element
How to narrow down the search for all sibling <p> elements of each <div> element.


jQuery HTML Methods jQuery Traversing Methods


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