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Jasiu Hanc
Jasiu Hanc
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appending $image to $overlay


I have a problem understanding this.

When we write:

var $overlay = $("<div id="overlay"></div>"); var $image = $("<img>"); $overlay.append($image); $("body").append($overlay);

Andrew says that it will append both of them to the body and I get that but then @1:22 he says: "So the structure's now like the body has the div of id overlay added. And within that div, we get the image added."

I thought append means we append at the end of the element so how can it append $image in the middle of the $overlay string?

1 Answer

If you check out the jQuery Docs you can find the .append() function under DOM Manipulation > Insertion, Inside It throws me off too http://api.jquery.com/category/manipulation/dom-insertion-inside/