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jQuery parents() Method

jQuery parents() Method



The parents() method is used to return all ancestor elements of the selected element. It can be a parent, grandparent, great-grandparent, and so on. It traverses up to the root element.


Some of its properties are:-


  1. It begins with the parent element
  2. Travels up the DOM tree and returns all ancestors that match the passed expression
  3. The returned object contains zero or more than one element




Its syntax is:- $(selector).parents(filter)


Further Explanation:-


Parameter Description
filter Optional. Specifies a selector expression to narrow down the search for ancestors

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