What is jQuery?
In a nutshell, jQuery simplifies the tasks of building web pages compatible to different browsers and enhancing the performance of an application. There is no need to write several lines of codes if you wish to deploy complex functionality related to user interface.
How can jQuery help you?
jQuery can help you in various ways. Let’s find out about them in the following.
- Special effects contribute to heighten the aesthetics of a website. With jQuery, it is much easier to create animations and effects.
- The HTML content on a site is the document object model or DOM. jQuery can prevent any difficulty while working on DOM.
- jQuery is equipped with AJAX capabilities. This helps to download data from a server and there is no need to refresh the browser page.
Steps for implementing jQuery
Step 1 – At first, you need to click on the ‘Start’ button and type ‘notepad’ in the search box. Open the editor and then and select a new file to add jQuery functions.
Step 2 – Save the file (in which you have added the functions) as jQuery.js. Make sure that you have linked the file with the web page wherefrom you want to label the functions.
Step 3 – Right click on the HTML file you wish to make use of for describing the jQuery functions. Click on ‘Open With; and then, choose your text editor.
Step 4 – In the last step, you need to save the HTML file and also, the new jQuery file onto your web host in order to put the modifications into action.
Therefore, from the above discussion, you may have acquired comprehensive information about jQuery.
Author Bio – Daniel Parker nurtures a passion for technology. He loves to remain updated with the latest developments in this field and pens down interesting articles for web developers.