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jQuery append() Method

❮ jQuery HTML/CSS Methods


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

  $("p").append("<b>Appended text</b>");
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Definition and Usage

The append() method inserts specified content at the end of the selected elements.

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



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

Try it Yourself - Examples

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

Append content using a function
Using a function to insert content at the end of the selected elements.

❮ jQuery HTML/CSS Methods