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jQuery append html to below the target element

You can append HTML to below the target element using jQuery after() method. It will append the HTML text to just below the target element.

  • JQuery after() method code example

    <!-- Paste code in <body> tag of your HTML page  -->
    <script src="https://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/3.4.0/jquery.min.js"></script>
    <div id="targetElement"></div>
    <script>
        $(document).ready(function(){
            html = '<p> Paragraph appended below the target element </p>';
            $('#targetElement').after(html);
        })
    </script>
  • Append HTML after element in JQuery using after() method on click button

    JQuery and Bootstrap CDN

    <link rel="stylesheet" href="https://stackpath.bootstrapcdn.com/bootstrap/4.4.1/css/bootstrap.min.css" integrity="sha384-Vkoo8x4CGsO3+Hhxv8T/Q5PaXtkKtu6ug5TOeNV6gBiFeWPGFN9MuhOf23Q9Ifjh" crossorigin="anonymous">
    <script src="https://code.jquery.com/jquery-3.6.0.min.js" integrity="sha256-/xUj+3OJU5yExlq6GSYGSHk7tPXikynS7ogEvDej/m4=" crossorigin="anonymous"></script>

    HTML Form

    <form method="post" id="commentForm" action="/comment/store">
        <div class="form-group">
            <input type="text" class="form-control" name="body"/>
            <div class="invalid-feedback ErrorCommentBody"></div>
        </div>
        <div class="form-group">
            <input type="submit" class="btn btn-success add-submit-btn" value="Add Comment" />
        </div>
    </form>

    Javascript code

    <script>
    $(document).on('click', '.add-submit-btn', function(e){
        e.preventDefault();
        let form = $(this).closest('form');
        let commentText = $.trim(form.find("input[name='body']").val());
        //Perform task 
        html = '<p> Value of input name body :'+ commentText +'</p>';
        form.after(html);
    });
    </script>
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