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JavaScript jQuery Basics (2014) Creating a Mobile Drop Down Menu Perform: Part 3

Mike Me
Mike Me
5,148 Points

Can't understand.

            <li class="selected"><a href="index.html">Home</a></li>
            <li><a href="about.html">About</a></li>
            <li><a href="contact.html">Contact</a></li>
            <li><a href="support.html">Support</a></li>
            <li><a href="faqs.html">FAQs</a></li>
            <li><a href="events.html">Events</a></li>

See that code above? only one


has class "selected", explain please how can we apply to other li's with the same class name they do not have. How they their the same class?

if($anchor.parent().hasClass("selected")) {
    $option.prop("selected", true);

1 Answer


Take a look at this answer by Samuel Webb to someone else's similar question: click here.

Samuel Webb's explanation clarified the same issue for me.