jQuery Append() & Prepend() Method for Insert Content

jQuery new insert content using append & prepend() Method – how to use this both method with selected html elements. Here you will learn how use append() & prepend() method.

jQuery New Insert Content Method

There are two type available for inserting content, You can use the both method of jquery append and prepend for insert content.

  • append() method
  • prepend() method

jQuery append() Method

Using the jQuery append() method, you can insert the specified content to the end of the selected html elements. . This method adds the content specified using the element id, name, class, tag, attribute, etc.

Syntax

 $(selector).append(content, function(index, html));

Parameters of append () method

ParameterDescription
ContentIt is a mandatory parameter. It specifies the content which you want to insert. Its possible values are: HTML elements, jQuery objects, DOM elements
Function (index,html)It is an optional parameter. It specifies the function that returns the content to insert.
Index : It returns the index position of the element in the set.
HTML : It returns the current HTML of the selected element.

Example 1 of jQuery append () method

You can see that below example of jQuery append method and also try it out here.

<!DOCTYPE html>  
<html>  
<head>  
<title>Learn Jquery Append Method</title>
<script src="https://code.jquery.com/jquery-3.3.1.min.js"></script>  
<script>  
$(document).ready(function(){  
    $("#btn_append").click(function(){  
        $("#item_append").append("<li><b>New appended item</b></li>");  
    });  
});  
</script>  
</head>  
<body>  
<ol id="item_append">  
  <li>Item no.1</li>  
  <li>Item no.2</li>  
  <li>Item no.3</li>  
</ol>  
<button id="btn_append" style="font-weight: bold; font-size: 16px; margin-top: 25px;">Click here to Append item</button>  
</body>  
</html>  
Learn Jquery Append Method
  1. Item no.1
  2. Item no.2
  3. Item no.3

jQuery prepend () Method

Using the jQuery prepend() method, you can insert the specified content to the beginning of the selected html elements.. This method adds the content specified using the element id, name, class, tag, attribute etc.

Syntax

$(selector).prepend(content,function(index,html)); 

Parameters of jQueryprepend () method

ParameterDescription
ContentIt is a mandatory parameter. It specifies the content to insert. Its possible values are:HTML elementsjQuery objectsDOM elements
Function (index)It specifies a function that returns the content which is used to insert.index: It provides the index position of the element in the set.

Example of jQueryprepend () method

You can see that below example of jQuery prepend method and also try it out here.

<!DOCTYPE html>  
<html>  
<head> 
<title>Learn Jquery Prepend Method</title> 
<script src="https://code.jquery.com/jquery-3.3.1.min.js"></script>   
<script>  
$(document).ready(function(){  
    $("#btn_prepend").click(function(){  
        $("#item_prepend").prepend("<li>Prepended item</li>");  
    });  
});  
</script>  
</head>  
<body>  

<ol id="item_prepend">  
  <li>Item no.1</li>  
  <li>Item no.2</li>  
  <li>Item no.3</li>  
</ol>  
<button id="btn_prepend" style="font-weight: bold; font-size: 16px; margin-top: 25px;">Prepend list item</button>  
</body>  
</html>  
Learn Jquery Prepend Method
  1. Item no.1
  2. Item no.2
  3. Item no.3

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