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jQuery | hasClass() with Examples

  • Last Updated : 13 Feb, 2019

The hasClass() is an inbuilt method in jQuery which check whether the elements with the specified class name exists or not.


Parameter: It accepts a “className” parameter which specifies the class name need to search in the selected element.

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Return Value: It returns true if the search is successful otherwise false.
jQuery code to show the working of this method:

        $(document).ready(function() {
            $("button").click(function() {
        .find {
            font-size: 120%;
            color: green;
        body {
            width: 50%;
            height: 200px;
            border: 2px solid green;
            padding: 20px;
    <h1>Heading 1</h1>
    <p class="find">Geeks for Geeks !.</p>
    <p>This is normal paragraph.</p>
    <button>Click me!</button>

Before clicking the “Click me!” button-

After clicking the “Click me!” button-

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