jQuery – ID Selector (“#id”)

The jQuery ID selector selects a single element with the given id attribute. Following code select an element with div1 id.

Source Code

<!DOCTYPE html>
  <script src="http://code.jquery.com/jquery-latest.js"></script>
<div id="div1">Div 1</div>
<div>Div 2</div>

<button>Click Here</button>

jQuery("button").click(function () {
	jQuery("#div1").css("border","2px solid #1E8CBE");


Following example finds the element with the id “div1” and create a border around it.

Div 1
Div 2


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