wrap()

jQuery wrap() method is used to wrap specified HTML elements around each selected element. The wrap () function can accept any string or object that could be passed through the $() factory function.

Syntax:

snippet
$(selector).wrap(wrappingElement,function(index))

Parameters of jQuery wrap() method

Parameter Description
WrappingElement It is a mandatory parameter. It specifies what HTML elements to wrap around each selected element. Its possible values are:
  • HTML elements
  • jQuery objects
  • DOM elements
Function(index) It is an optional parameter. It specifies a function that returns the wrapping element.
  • Index: It provides the index position of the element in the set.

Example of jQuery wrap() method

Let's take an example to demonstrate the jQuery wrap() method.

snippet
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
<script src="https://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/1.11.3/jquery.min.js"></script>
<script>
$(document).ready(function(){
    $("button").click(function(){
        $("p").wrap("<div></div>");
    });
});
</script>
<style>
div{background-color: pink;}
</style>
</head>
<body>
<p>Hello Guys!</p>
<p>This is javatpoint.com</p>
<button>Wrap a div element around each p element</button>
</body>
</html>

jQuery wrap() example 2

snippet
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
<title>The jQuery Example</title>
<script type="text/javascript" src="http://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/2.1.3/jquery.min.js"></script>
<script type="text/javascript" language="javascript">
         $(document).ready(function() {
            $("div").click(function () {
               var content = '<div class="div"></div>';
               $("#destination").wrap( content );
            });
         });
</script>
<style>
.div{ margin:5px;padding:2px; border:2px solid #666; width:60px;}</style>
</head>
<body>
<p>Click on any square to wrap the text:</p>
<div class="div" id="destination">We are going to wrap this text</div>
<div class="div" style="background-color:orange;">ONE</div>
<div class="div" style="background-color:yellow;">TWO</div>
<div class="div" style="background-color:green;">THREE</div>
</body>
</html>
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