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.dotnetcurry.com">DotNetCurry</a><br />
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a href="http://www.devcurry.com">DevCurry</a><br />
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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, Developer Technologies MVP (Microsoft Most Valuable Professional) is the founder and contributor for DevCurry, DotNetCurry and SQLServerCurry. He is the Chief Editor of a Developer Magazine called DNC Magazine. He has also authored two Books - 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...

Excelente tips, me ayudo mucho

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Anonymous said...

Awesome, just what I was looking for. Thanks!