jQuery: Add class where link is...

Posted on 2011-10-29
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Last Modified: 2012-05-12
Using jQuery, I want to add the class "selected" to all links that link to "#page3"
<!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">
<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=utf-8" />
<script type="text/javascript" src="http://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/1.5.2/jquery.min.js"></script>
<style type="text/css">
a.selected {
background: red;
<body onload="initialize()"> 

 <p id="menu">
  <a href="#page1" class="link">1</a>
  <a href="#page2" class="link">2</a>
  <a href="#page3" class="link">3</a>
  <a href="#page4" class="link">4</a>

<script type="text/javascript"> 

 // Add the class "selected" to the link that links to #page3



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Question by:hankknight
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MacAnthony earned 1800 total points
ID: 37051590
Try this:

$(document).ready(function () {

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sonawanekiran earned 200 total points
ID: 37052023
check this
$("p a[href=#page3").addClass("selected");

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