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How to Add and Remove multiple classes in jQuery ?

  • Last Updated : 03 Aug, 2021

Given an HTML element and the task is to add and remove multiple classes from it using JQuery.

Approach:

  • First select the element to which multiple classes will be added.
  • Then use addClass() method to add multiple classes to the element and removeClass() method to remove multiple classes.

Example 1: This example add two classes color and fontWeight to the selected element using addClass() method.




<!DOCTYPE HTML> 
<html
    <head
        <title
            How to Add and Remove multiple classes
        </title>
          
        <script src =
        </script>
          
        <style>
            .color {
                color: red;
            }
            .fontWeight {
                font-weight: bold;
            }
        </style>
    </head
      
    <body style = "text-align:center;"
          
        <h1 style = "color:green;"
            GeeksForGeeks 
        </h1>
          
        <p id = "GFG_UP" style = "font-size: 19px;">
        </p>
          
        <button onClick = "GFG_Fun()">
            click here
        </button>
          
        <p id = "GFG_DOWN" style
            "color: green; font-size: 24px; font-weight: bold;">
        </p>
          
        <script>
            $('#GFG_UP').text("Click on button to add multiple"
                + " classes to this element");
              
            function GFG_Fun() {
                $("#GFG_UP").addClass("color fontWeight");
                $('#GFG_DOWN').text("color and fontWeight,"
                        + " Both classes added");
            }
        </script
    </body
</html>                    

Output:

  • Before clicking on the button:
  • After clicking on the button:

Example 2: This example remove two classes color and fontWeight from the selected element using removeClass() method.




<!DOCTYPE HTML> 
<html
    <head
        <title
            How to Add and Remove multiple classes
        </title>
          
        <script src =
        </script>
          
        <style>
            .color {
                color: red;
            }
            .fontWeight {
                font-weight: bold;
            }
        </style>
    </head
      
    <body style = "text-align:center;"
          
        <h1 style = "color:green;"
            GeeksForGeeks 
        </h1>
          
        <p id = "GFG_UP" class = "color fontWeight"
                style = "font-size: 19px;">
        </p>
          
        <button onClick = "GFG_Fun()">
            click here
        </button>
          
        <p id = "GFG_DOWN" style =
            "color: green; font-size: 24px; font-weight: bold;">
        </p>
          
        <script>
            $('#GFG_UP').text("Click on button to remove"
                + " multiple classes to this element");
              
            function GFG_Fun() {
                $("#GFG_UP").removeClass("color fontWeight");
                $('#GFG_DOWN').text("color and fontWeight,"
                        + " Both classes removed");
            }
        </script
    </body
</html>                    

Output:

  • Before clicking on the button:
  • After clicking on the button:

jQuery is an open source JavaScript library that simplifies the interactions between an HTML/CSS document, It is widely famous with it’s philosophy of “Write less, do more”.
You can learn jQuery from the ground up by following this jQuery Tutorial and jQuery Examples.




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