jQuery

n.

Pronunciation

/jquery/

Acronym

Definition

A JavaScript library which makes it easier to manipulate the HTML code used in websites.

JavaScript is used to format HTML to add dynamic elements and jQuery provides a simplification of that formatting process. jQuery provides ways to navigate through a document, select elements to modify, and create plug-ins and animations. Free and open source, jQuery is the most commonly used JavaScript library.

Category

Technology

Related Terms

HTML, JavaScript

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