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How to change the href attribute for a hyperlink in jQuery

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Overview

The attr() method in jQuery can be used to set a new attribute value of an element.

Syntax

$(selector).attr(attribute, newValue)

Parameter

  • attribute: This is the name of the attribute whose value has to be changed.
  • newValue: This is the value to be set.

Implementation of attr()

Explanation

In HTML:

  • We define an anchor element and a button element.

In JavaScript:

  • Line 3: We define a function that will be executed with the click of the button.
  • Line 4: We use the CSS selector, $("a"), to select the anchor element. We use the attr() function to set a new value to the href attribute.

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