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  • Last Updated : 28 Feb, 2019

The length property is used to count number of the elements of the jQuery object.



where selector is the object whose length is to be calculated.

Return Values: It returns the length of the selector.

Below is the example to show the working of jQuery length property:

<!DOCTYPE html>
    <script src=
        $(document).ready(function() {
            $("button").click(function() {
                document.getElementById("Geeks").innerHTML = 
                                        "<br>" + $("p").length
    <p style="color:green"> GeeksforGeeks</p>
    <p style="color:green">Sudo</p>
    <p style="color:green">Code</p>
    <p style="color:green">Gate</p>
    <button>Click on the button to get 
    the number of "p" elements</button>
    <div id="Geeks"></div>

Before clicking on the button:

After clicking on the button:

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