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I'm adding a button to all gallery images on a wordpress page.

how can I get this script to apply to each .gallery-icon element on the page.. there may be hundreds in the gallery. Seems to me this should use implicit interation but it only seems to  target the first occurence.  How can I get it to apply to every matching element in the dom?

jQuery(document).ready(function($) {

			
			$(".gallery-icon a:first").after("<a href='"+$(".gallery-icon a:first").attr('href')+"' title='testing' download=''>Hello</a>");
		
});

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by:Rainer Jeschor
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Hi,
can you post a link to your page, so that we can see the actual structure?

Just a guess - not tested:

jQuery(document).ready(function($) {

			
			$(".gallery-icon a:first").each(function () { $(this).after("<a href='"+$(this).attr('href')+"' title='testing' download=''>Hello</a>"); });		
});

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by:tf2012
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just a bunch of test images in there

http://mesotheliomacanada.ca/test-gallery-page/
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by:tf2012
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I'm trying to add a link (in this case 'hello') below the image.   But the loop doesn't iterate through all images, just applies the link to the first one.
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by:tf2012
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you can see it in there now... the hello link should be under each image with the respective href url applied but it doesn't seem to work..

My loop is loopy
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by:tf2012
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so quiet here now.... I guess I'll figure it out on my own, anyone have an idea?
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that was easy...

used a:first-child instead of a:first  worked like a charm
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by:Chris Stanyon
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Here you go.

$(".gallery-icon").each(function(i,e) {
   var link = $('a:first', this);
   newLink = $('<a>').attr('href', link.attr('href')).text('Hello');
   link.after(newLink);
});

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by:tf2012
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because its the solution that worked
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