:has() Selector in JQuery



version added: 1.1.4jQuery(‘:has(selector)’)

The expression $('div:has(p)') matches a <div> if a <p> exists anywhere among its descendants, not just as a direct child.


Adds the class “test” to all divs that have a paragraph inside of them.

<!DOCTYPE html>
  .test{ border: 3px inset red; }
  <script src="/scripts/jquery-1.4.js"></script>
	<div><p>Hello in a paragraph</p></div>

  <div>Hello again! (with no paragraph)</div>

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