Niraj Choubey Niraj Choubey - 3 months ago 14
Javascript Question

Difference between $('selector')[0] ,$('selector').eq(index) in jquery.

What is the difference between

$('#div1 a')[0]
and
$('#div1 a').eq(0)
for the following markup

<div id="div1">
<a href="#">click</a>
</div>.


Please Help.

meo meo
Answer
$('div1 a')[0]

returns a direct reference to a DOM element

$('div1 a').eq(0)

returns a JQuery object

http://jsfiddle.net/meo/DP8as/

This will not work:

$('div a')[0].hide()

this will;

$('div a').eq(0).hide()