Use jQuery/Javascript to select parent DIV by class

I am trying to get the ID of the parent <div> when "return to top" is clicked, using the following code:


Here is my markup:

<div id="mvi2" class="subpage">
	<p>Lots of content here.</p>

	<p><a class="subpagetop" href="javascript:void(0)">RETURN TO TOP</a></p>

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It just keeps returning "undefined", though. What am I doing wrong?

Brad BansnerWeb DeveloperAsked:
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Tom BeckCommented:
You already are at the correct element with .parent so...


...should do it.
console.log( $(this).closest('.subpage').attr('id') );

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Tom BeckCommented:
Yep. Caught my mistake, but too late to correct it. I should have said...

Brad BansnerWeb DeveloperAuthor Commented:
Thanks so much!
'welcome! have a nice week-end!
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