Remove Links and Display Text using jQuery

Here is a simple example of how to remove all links on a page and display Text instead

<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">
<
head>
<
title>Remove Links</title>
<
script type="text/javascript"
src="http://ajax.microsoft.com/ajax/jQuery/jquery-1.4.2.min.js">
</
script>
<
script type="text/javascript">
$(function() {
$('#btnRemove').click(function() {
$('a').contents().unwrap();
});
});
</script>
</
head>
<
body>
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a href="http://www.sqlservercurry.com">SQLServerCurry</a><br />
<
br />
<
input id="btnRemove" type="button" value="Remove Links" />
</
body>
</
html>

Before

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After clicking the Button

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About The Author

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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3 comments:

Anonymous said...

sounds good

Anonymous said...

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Anonymous said...

Awesome, just what I was looking for. Thanks!