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Learning jQuery - Fourth Edition by Karl Swedberg, Jonathan Chaffer

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Summary

In this chapter, we have created, copied, reassembled, and embellished content using jQuery's DOM modification methods. We've applied these methods to a single web page, transforming a handful of generic paragraphs to a footnoted, pull-quoted, linked, and stylized literary excerpt. This chapter has shown us just how easy it is to add, remove, and rearrange the contents of a page with jQuery. In addition, we have learned how to make any changes we want to the CSS and DOM properties of page elements.

Next up, we'll take a round-trip journey to the server via jQuery's Ajax methods.

Further reading

The topic of DOM manipulation will be explored in more detail in Chapter 12, Advanced DOM Manipulation. A complete list of DOM manipulation methods ...

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