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Posted on 2013-11-11
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I'm trying to pull the data from a list, so I can rewrite it to something else.

So what I've done so far is get the text from the li, however I cant figure out how to get the href out, ideally I would like to pull the target out as well, however not sure if I can use target the way Im trying to.

So my html code is:-
  <ul id="newTabs" class="tabs">
    <li><a href="test2.php" target="test">Tab 1</a></li>
    <li><a href="test2.php" target="test">>Tab 1</a></li>
    <li><a href="test2.php" target="test">>Tab 1</a></li>
    <li><a href="test2.php" target="test">>Tab 1</a></li>
  </ul>

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What Ive got soo far is:-
  <script>
    $(document).ready(function (){
        $('#newTabs li').each(function(){
            console.log("Text of link is - " + this.textContent);

            //Below this line doesnt work
            console.log("HREF is - " + this.parent.attr('href'));
            console.log("HREF is - " + this.parent.attr('target'));
        });
    });
  </script>

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Anyone got any advise on how to pull the required data?
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Question by:tonelm54
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Rainer Jeschor earned 2000 total points
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Hi,

this should work (I used a div for output):
$(document).ready(function (){
        $("#newTabs li").each(function(){
            $("#ResultDiv").append("<p>Text of link is - " + $(this).text() + "</p>");

            //Below this line doesnt work
            $("#ResultDiv").append("<p>HREF is - " + $("a",this).attr("href") + "</p>");
            $("#ResultDiv").append("<p>Target is - " + $("a",this).attr("target") + "</p>");
        });
    });

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See here: http://jsfiddle.net/EE_RainerJ/8yARJ/

HTH
Rainer
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