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:first-child - First child selector in jQuery

How to select the first child of the parent element?

To select first child of the parent element first child selector can be used. 

<script language="javascript" type="text/javascript">
$("#div2 p:first-child").css("background", "red");

Above code snippet will select the first paragraph (p) element that is inside the div element having id as “div2” and will change the background color as red. 

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