jQuery wrap()

jQuery wrap() method is the used to wrap specified HTML elements around each selected element.

Below the syntax of wrap().

$(selector).wrap(wrappingElement,function(index));

Parameter Description
WrappingElement It is a mandatory parameter. It specifies what HTML elements to wrap around each selected element. Its possible values are:
  • HTML elements
  • jQuery objects
  • DOM elements
Function(index) It is an optional parameter. It specifies a function that returns the wrapping element.
  • Index: It provides the index position of the element in the set.
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html lang="en">
<head>
<meta charset="utf-8">
<title>jQuery wrap()</title>
<link rel="stylesheet" href="https://maxcdn.bootstrapcdn.com/bootstrap/3.3.7/css/bootstrap.min.css" />
<script src="https://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/3.3.1/jquery.min.js"></script>
<style>
div{font-size:16px;height:40px;line-height:30px;width:300px;background:#11a286;padding:5px;color:#FFF;margin:0 0 10px 0}
</style>
<script>
$(document).ready(function() {
  $("#button").click(function() {
     $("p").wrap('<div></div>');
  });
});
</script>
</head>
<body>
 <p>This is a paragraph.</p>
 <button style="margin:0 0 10px 0;background:#e8e8e8;" class="btn" id="button">Click here to wrap div element around p element</button><br />
 </body>
</html>