Introduction to jQuery

Continue your learning by starting with Introduction to jQuery

Codecademy Intensive Program
Learn to Build Websites from Scratch by creating 16 beautifully designed projects in this accelerated 10-week program.


In this sequence, you will learn how to add jQuery to web pages. You will learn to use effects, event handlers, style methods, and traverse the DOM.

Though it is not a prerequisite for most of the content in this sequence, a basic understanding of JavaScript will help you understand the programming logic in this course sequence

Why Learn jQuery?

With HTML and CSS, you can build visually appealing static web pages. With just a bit of JavaScript, however, you can add dynamic behavior to these static websites. jQuery is a JavaScript library that provides you with a lot of dynamic behavior "out-of-the-box", allowing you to add some creative effects to otherwise dull layouts.