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jQuery: Click a word in the paragraph and highlight it

jQuery Fundamental - II : Exercise-67

Click a word in the paragraph and highlight it.

Sample solution :

HTML Code :

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
<script src="https://code.jquery.com/jquery-git.js"></script>
<meta charset="utf-8">
<meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width">
<title>Click a word in the paragraph and highlight it.</title>
</head>
<body>
<p>
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</p>
</body>
</html>

JavaScript Code :

var words = $( "p" ).first().text().split( /\s+/ );
var text = words.join( "</span> <span>" );
$( "p" ).first().html( "<span>" + text + "</span>" );
$( "span" ).on( "click", function() {
$( this ).css( "background-color", "red" );
});

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