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jQuery | :parent Selector

  • Last Updated : 26 Feb, 2019
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The :parent selector in jQuery is used to select all elements that are the parent of another element, including text nodes.

Syntax:

$(":parent")

Example:




<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  
<head>
    <title>
      jQuery :parent() Selector
  </title>
    <script src=
  </script>
   
  <script>
        $(document).ready(function() {
            $("li:parent").css(
              "background-color", "green");
        });
    </script>
</head>
  
<body>
    <center>
        <h1 id="geeks1">
          GeeksForGeeks</h1>
        <h2 id="geeks2">
          jQuery :parent() Selector
      </h2>
        
        <div>
            <li>Geek1</li>
            <li></li>
            <li>Geek3</li>
            <li>Geek4</li>
            <li></li>
            <li>Geek6</li>
  
        </div>
    </center>
</body>
  
</html>

Output:

Supported Browsers: The browser supported by jQuery :parent Selector are listed below:

  • Google Chrome
  • Internet Explorer
  • Firefox
  • Opera
  • Safari



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