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Pro PHP and jQuery by Jason Lengstorf

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Chapter 2. Common jQuery Actions and Methods

Now that you understand how element selection works, you can start learning the basics of how jQuery simplifies interaction with web pages. In this chapter, you'll get your hands dirty with the most common and useful aspects of jQuery.

This chapter will read more like a reference and may be a bit dry at times, but it's definitely in your best interest to work through the examples presented within. Having a basic understanding of how these methods work and what they do will prove invaluable as you start building the example project later on in this book.

Understanding the Basic Behavior of jQuery Scripts

One of the most convenient features of jQuery is the fact that nearly all its methods are chainable ...

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