In this article we will explain how to insert content before the selected elements in jQuery or What is before() method in jQuery or why use before() method in jQuery with example.


The jQuery before() method is used to insert the content before the selected elements. It’s insert the content before each element in the set of matched elements.

Let’s see, Example of jQuery before() method:

<!DOCTYPE html>
    <title>Example of jQuery before () method</title>
    <script type="text/javascript" src=""></script>
        $(document).ready(function () {
            $("button").click(function () {
        <button>Insert content before each paragraph element</button>
        <p style="width:300px;">This is a Articles website.</p>
        <p style="width:300px;">This is a Forums institute.</p>


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