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jQuery clone() Method

❮ jQuery HTML/CSS Methods

Example

Clone all <p> elements and insert them at the end of the <body> element:

$("button").click(function(){
  $("p").clone().appendTo("body");
});
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Definition and Usage

The clone() method makes a copy of selected elements, including child nodes, text and attributes.


Syntax

$(selector).clone(true|false)

Parameter Description
true Specifies that event handlers also should be copied
false Default. Specifies that event handlers should not be copied

Try it Yourself - Examples

Copy an element including event handlers
How to use the clone() method to copy an element, including event handlers.


❮ jQuery HTML/CSS Methods