jQuery: Create Parent for Element

Using jQuery, how can I put #world INSIDE #hello?

I want to create a div with an id of "hello" around this:

<p id="world"></p>

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<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">
<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">
<script type="text/javascript" src="http://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/1.5.2/jquery.min.js"></script>

<script type="text/javascript">
$(document).ready(function() {
 alert('Create div with id of hello and place #world inside it');
 //  <div id="hello"><p id="world">Foobar/p></div>


<p id="world">Foobar/p>


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varontronConnect With a Mentor Commented:
Use the wrap function:
$('#world').wrap('<div id="hello" />');

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See the documentation here:


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