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jQuery: Delete all table rows except first one using jQuery

jQuery Practical exercise Part - I : Exercise-33

Delete all table rows except first one using jQuery.

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>Delete all table rows except first one using jQuery.</title>
</head>
<body>
<table border="1" id="myTable">
<tr>
<th>Year</th>
<th>Savings</th>
</tr>
<tr>
<td>2014</td>
<td>$10000</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td>2015</td>
<td>$8000</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td>2016</td>
<td>$9000</td>
</tr>
</table>
<p>
<input id="button1" type="button" value="Click to remove all rows except first one"/></p>
</body>
</html>

JavaScript Code:

$(document).ready(function(){ 
  $('#button1').click(function(){ 
    $("#myTable").find("tr:gt(0)").remove();
  });
});

See the Pen jquery-practical-exercise-33 by w3resource (@w3resource) on CodePen.


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