What is jQuery?

jQuery QuestionsCategory: GeneralWhat is jQuery?
Mike Wilson Staff asked 2 years ago
1 Answers
Joe Mendoza Staff answered 2 years ago

jQuery is a fast, small, and feature-rich JavaScript library. It makes things like HTML document traversal and manipulation, event handling, animation, and Ajax much simpler with an easy-to-use API that works across a multitude of browsers.

Lightweight Footprint
Only 32kB minified and gzipped. Can also be included as an AMD module

CSS3 Compliant
Supports CSS3 selectors to find elements as well as in style property manipulation

Cross-Browser compatability
Chrome, Edge, Firefox, IE, Safari, Android, iOS, and more

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