How to use jQuery Empty Method – .empty()

How to use jQuery Empty Method – .empty()

The jQuery Empty method – .empty() is used to remove all the contents and children of the element.

Note: It does the remove the element itself. If you want to remove the element also then use jQuery Remove method.

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jQuery Empty – .empty() syntax

I have a div that contains information of United States:

<div id="div1">
    <p>Name: United States</p>
    <p>State: New York</p>
    <p>City: New York City</p>

To remove all its content use .empty() method:


The Resulting div will have all its content removed:

<div id="div1">

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