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Get id of element - jquery

Posted on 2014-09-30
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Hello experts.
I need help to get the id of one input text field by clicking on a span within a label before the field but i can't get it work. Any help?
<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-transitional.dtd">
<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">
<head>
<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=utf-8" />
<title>Untitled Document</title>
</head>

<body>
<label>Youtube address <span class="checkyoutubelink">Test</span></label>
<input name="youtubelink" id="youtubelink" class="youtubelink" type="text"value="">
</body>
 <script src="//ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/1.7.1/jquery.min.js"></script>
 <script type="text/javascript">
 $('span.checkyoutubelink').click(function(){
	  var tempid = $(this).closest().find('input[type=text]').attr('id');
	  alert(tempid);  
});
 </script>
</html>

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test page : http://jsfiddle.net/42qy2m3z/

$('span.checkyoutubelink').click(function(){
	  var tempid = $(this).closest("label").next('input[type=text]').attr('id');
	  alert(tempid);  
});

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by:Panos
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Hi leakim971
Great! Thank you very much it works
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Thank you again
regards
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