How to swap class / id using jquery in a css list?


Tags: jquery,css,class,html-lists,swap

Problem :

I have setup the following fiddle:

http://jsfiddle.net/Rb2Pz/4/

Basically I am trying to swap the class on a li when clicked (ie. remove the class motor and then add the class selected.

Also if I wished to use Id's instead of classes what code should I use?

Thanks in advance.



Solution :

updated here.

$(function() {
    $('a').click(function() {
       $(this).parents('.motor').removeClass('motor').addClass('selected');
    });
});

If you wanted to use ids instead of classes (which you probably shouldn't in this situation), you would switch ('.motor') with ('#motor'), removeClass('motor') with removeAttr('id'), and then addClass('selected') with attr('id','selected'). Again, classes are better in this situation.


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