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The empty() method is an inbuilt method in jQuery that is used to remove all child nodes and their content for the selected elements.

Syntax:

$(selector).empty()

Parameter: This method does not accept any parameter.

Return Value: This method returns the selected element with the specified changes made by the empty() method.

The below example illustrates the empty() method in jQuery:

Example: In this example, we are using the jquery empty() method.

html

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
 
<head>
    <title>The empty Method</title>
    <script src=
    </script>
 
    <!-- jQuery code to show the working of this method -->
    <script>
        $(document).ready(function () {
            $("button").click(function () {
                $("body").empty();
            });
        });
    </script>
    <style>
        div {
            width: 200px;
            height: 100px;
            margin: 10px;
            padding: 20px;
            background-color: lightgreen;
            font-weight: bold;
            font-size: 20px;
        }
 
        button {
            margin: 10px;
        }
    </style>
</head>
 
<body>
    <div>
        Hello !
        <p>
            Welcome to
            <span>GeeksforGeeks</span>.
        </p>
    </div>
    <!-- click on this button to see the change -->
    <button>Click here..!</button>
</body>
 
</html>

                    

Output:

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Last Updated : 10 Jul, 2023
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