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jQuery: Create div with attribute that contains dash

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Using jQuery, how can I create a div with an attribute of: "data-rel-xyz"?

This does not work:

$('<div/>', {
    data-rel-xyz: '555',
    xyz: '123'
}).appendTo('body');

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You need to enclose the attribute title (the dash breaks the name otherwise) e.g.

'data-rel-xyz' : '555',
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