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This command returns a single HTML or XML element with the given id. This means it is actually a shortcut for document.querySelector().

If the JavaScript on the page already defines $ for something else (like e.g. jQuery does), it will not be overwritten by this command.

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[edit] Syntax

$(selector)

[edit] Parameters

[edit] selector

Selector used to match the element to return. This follows the syntax of document.querySelector(). (required)

[edit] Examples

$("#element")

This returns the element with the id element.

[edit] See also

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