Replace all Headers Tags using jQuery

Here’s a simple script that replaces all the Header Tags (H1, H2, H3) in a page

<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">
<
head>
<
title>Convert all Header Tags using jQuery</title>
<
script src="jquery-1.4.1.js" type="text/javascript"></script>
<
script type="text/javascript">
$(function () {
$("#btnConvert").click(function () {
$("h1, h2, h3").replaceWith(function () {
return "<b>" + $(this).text() + "</b>";
});
});
});
</script>
</
head>
<
body>
<
div>
<
h1>Paragraph One starts here</h1>
<
p>This is some content of paragraph one</p>
<
h2>Paragraph Two starts here</h2>
<
p>This is some content of paragraph two</p>
<
h3>Paragraph Three starts here</h3>
<
p>This is some content of paragraph three</p>
<
input id="btnConvert" type="button" value="Convert Headers" />
</
div>
</
body>
</
html>



The replaceWith(function) is a new addition in jQuery 1.4 which can return a HTML string.

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Suprotim Agarwal
Suprotim Agarwal, ASP.NET Architecture MVP (Microsoft Most Valuable Professional) works as an Architect Consultant and provides consultancy on how to design and develop Web applications.

Suprotim is also the founder and primary contributor to DevCurry, DotNetCurry and SQLServerCurry. He is the Editor of a Developer Magazine called DNC Magazine. He has also written two EBooks 51 Recipes using jQuery with ASP.NET Controls. and The Absolutely Awesome jQuery CookBook

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