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The prependTo() method is an inbuilt method in jQuery that is used to insert HTML elements or some content at the beginning of the selected element.

Syntax:  

$(content).prepend(selector)


Parameters: This function accepts two parameters as mentioned above and described below: 

  • content: It is a required parameter and is used to specify the content to be inserted.
  • selector: It is a required parameter and is used to specify the elements to prepend the content.


Return Value: This method returns the selected element with the specific changes made by the prependTo method.
The below example illustrates the prependTo() method in jQuery:
Example: 

html

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
 
<head>
    <title>The prependTo Method</title>
    <script src=
    </script>
 
    <!-- jQuery code to show the working of this method -->
    <script>
        $(document).ready(function () {
            $("button").click(function () {
                $("<span>Welcome to </span>").prependTo("p");
            });
        });
    </script>
    <style>
        div {
            width: 350px;
            min-height: 180px;
            font-weight: bold;
            padding: 20px;
            font-size: 25px;
            border: 2px solid green;
        }
    </style>
</head>
 
<body>
    <div>
 
        <p>GeeksforGeeks!</p>
 
        <!-- Click on this button to see the change -->
        <button>Click Here!</button>
    </div>
</body>
 
</html>

                    

Output: 
 

jquery-15
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Last Updated : 10 Jul, 2023
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