append an element with 'id'

Posted on 2013-02-04
Last Modified: 2013-02-07
just below is original html.
<div id='top'></div>

I want to append below
<div id='parent' style='height :20%'>
    <div id='child'></div>

how can I do this in jquery?
Question by:gamjaradio
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Use double quote for text that you want to append.

$('#top').append("<div id='parent' style='height :20%'><div id='child'>This is child</div> </div>");

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