I am misunderstanding the $.each

I have a number of divs with a class of directionsAddress. Here's an example of what they hold
<div class='directionsAddress noDisplay'>224+Plain+Street+Anywhere+NY</div>

I want to get the value in between the divs and use it to build a url

Here's the initial value of the url
var url = "https://www.google.com/maps/dir";

I want to take the values from these divs with a class of directionsAddress and use them to append to the url. Here's my attempt. I think I'm only misunderstanding one little detail, but it doesn't work.

$(".directionsAddress").each(function (index, value) {url += "/" + value; });
window.location = url;

Value seems to be returning the actual object, not the text within it. I tried value.text() and it told me it's not a function
Who is Participating?

[Product update] Infrastructure Analysis Tool is now available with Business Accounts.Learn More

I wear a lot of hats...

"The solutions and answers provided on Experts Exchange have been extremely helpful to me over the last few years. I wear a lot of hats - Developer, Database Administrator, Help Desk, etc., so I know a lot of things but not a lot about one thing. Experts Exchange gives me answers from people who do know a lot about one thing, in a easy to use platform." -Todd S.

Rainer JeschorCommented:
you might simply change your script to:
$(".directionsAddress").each(function () {url += "/" + $(this).text(); });
window.location = url;

Open in new window

But I am not sure if this is really what you want - if you have multiple elements with that class your url will look like
baseurl + / + text1 + / + text2 ...

Experts Exchange Solution brought to you by

Your issues matter to us.

Facing a tech roadblock? Get the help and guidance you need from experienced professionals who care. Ask your question anytime, anywhere, with no hassle.

Start your 7-day free trial
BobHavertyComhAuthor Commented:
Yes, "this" works like I thought value would. As far as the + signs, it's for a google maps page that handles spaces with + signs. Thanks again.
It's more than this solution.Get answers and train to solve all your tech problems - anytime, anywhere.Try it for free Edge Out The Competitionfor your dream job with proven skills and certifications.Get started today Stand Outas the employee with proven skills.Start learning today for free Move Your Career Forwardwith certification training in the latest technologies.Start your trial today

From novice to tech pro — start learning today.