The community is working on translating this tutorial into Portuguese, but it seems that no one has started the translation process for this article yet. If you can help us, then please click "More info".
If you are fluent in Portuguese, then please help us - just point to any untranslated element (highlighted with a yellow left border - remember that images should have their titles translated as well!) inside the article and click the translation button to get started. Or have a look at the current translation status for the Portuguese language.
If you see a translation that you think looks wrong, then please consult the original article to make sure and then use the vote button to let us know about it.
Please help us by translating the following metadata for the article/chapter, if they are not already translated.
If you are not satisfied with the translation of a specific metadata item, you may vote it down - when it reaches a certain negative threshold, it will be removed. Please only submit an altered translation of a metadata item if you have good reasons to do so!
Every decent programming tutorial will start with a "Hello, world!" example and this tutorial is yet another one of them. In the previous chapter, we learned how to include jQuery on our page, so that we may start using all of its great features. You need to know a bit more about how jQuery works, before you can start writing your own code, but just to make sure that everything is working, and for you to see how simple jQuery is, let's kick off with a little example:
document.getElementById("divTest2").innerHTML = "Hello, world!";
And it would be even longer if our HTML element didn't have an ID, but for instance just a class.
Normally though, you should wait for the document to enter the READY state before you start manipulating its content. The above examples will work in most browsers and likely even work when you do more advanced stuff, but certain tasks may fail if you try to do them before the document is loaded and ready. Fortunately, jQuery makes this very easy as well, as we will see in the next chapter. After that, we will start looking into one of the most important aspects of jQuery, which has already been used in the above example: Selectors.