Join Joe Chellman for an in-depth discussion in this video Attributes and properties, part of jQuery for Web Designers.
- [Voiceover] In this movie, we're going to talk about…attributes and properties.…Two similar sides of a rather subtle coin.…The first thing we're going to do is take a look…at attributes.…Now, these are HTML attributes, so for example,…when you have a link, you set the href attribute…to the place where you want the link to go.…So if I inspect this by right-clicking,…href is an attribute, title is an attribute,…and so is class, and I can access all of these…in jQuery using its attribute method.…Let's switch over to the script file…and start writing a little code.…
I've gotten you started here with a little submit handler…for this form that stops it from actually submitting…when you click the button.…So we're going to log a few messages here.…We'll start off by logging what the href attribute is…for the first link on the page.…So we'll say first link, and then we'll pass in…another argument, which will be our jQuery selection.…So if I want the first link on the page,…I'll take the a attribute and then I'll…add on the first filter.…
- When to use jQuery
- Installing jQuery
- Setting up functions
- Using jQuery classes
- Modifying the DOM
- Event binding
- Reading and setting values
- Integrating plugins
- Animating websites with jQuery
Skill Level Intermediate
1. jQuery Introduction
2. Essential Concepts
3. It's Easier in jQuery
4. Integrate a Plugin
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