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JavaScript jQuery Basics (2014) Creating a Simple Lightbox Adding New Attribute Values with attr()

Geoff Sharpe
Geoff Sharpe
4,854 Points

Cannot seem to get jQuery to add into element

I need to add target="_blank" into a link with jQuery, but I can't seem to get it right. Any help would be greatly appreciated!

1 Answer

rydavim
rydavim
18,813 Points

You'll want to chain the attr() method onto the selector using dot notation. Trying checking out the attr documentation page.

It should look something like: $('selector').method('argument', 'argument');

Please let me know if you're still having trouble, and we can walk through a solution. Happy coding! :)