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I have a html table that looks as shown on this code.

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">
<head>
    <title></title>

    <script src="http://code.jquery.com/jquery-1.10.1.js"></script> 

    <style type="text/css">

        #table1 {
            border: solid 1px #000000;
        }

    </style>
    

    <script type="text/javascript">
        $(document).ready(function () {
            // -------------------


            
            // -------------------
        });

    </script>
    
</head>
<body>

    <div>

        <table id="table1">

            <tr>
                <td>
                    <span>Google</span>
                </td>
                <td>
                    <span>Yahoo</span>
                </td>
                <td>
                    <span>Bing</span>
                </td>
            </tr>
        </table>
    </div>

</body>
</html>

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On page load, I'm trying to use jquery to do the following.

on jquery page load event,
Look in the third column of the table with id of table1, and add a hyperlink to the text in that cell.
The hyperlink for the link in the third column should point to: http://www.Bing.com

So the rendered html for the table should look like this:

        <table id="table1">

            <tr>
                <td>
                    <span>Google</span>
                </td>
                <td>
                    <span>Yahoo</span>
                </td>
                <td>
                    <span><a href="http:www.Bing.com">Bing</a></span>
                </td>
            </tr>
        </table>

Anyone know the jquery syntax for this?
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$("#table1 tr td:nth-child(3)").append("<a href='http://www.bing.com'>bing.com</a>");

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