The community is working on translating this tutorial into Russian, but it seems that no one has started the translation process for this article yet. If you can help us, then please click "More info".
If you are fluent in Russian, then please help us - just point to any untranslated element (highlighted with a yellow left border - remember that images should have their titles translated as well!) inside the article and click the translation button to get started. Or have a look at the current translation status for the Russian language.
If you see a translation that you think looks wrong, then please consult the original article to make sure and then use the vote button to let us know about it.
Please help us by translating the following metadata for the article/chapter, if they are not already translated.
If you are not satisfied with the translation of a specific metadata item, you may vote it down - when it reaches a certain negative threshold, it will be removed. Please only submit an altered translation of a metadata item if you have good reasons to do so!
The before() and after() methods
In the previous chapter, we used the append() and prepend() methods to insert stuff inside an element, but in some cases, you need to insert things before or after one or several elements instead. jQuery has the before() and after() methods for just this purpose, and they are just as easy to use. Check out this example:
Depending on which of the two links you click, an italic or a bold tag will be inserted before or after each input element on the page using the "test1" class. Just like with append() and prepend(), both after() and before() allows you to use HTML strings, DOM elements and jQuery objects as parameters and an infinite amount of them as well. We'll demonstrate that in the next example:
There are variations of the before() and after() methods, called insertBefore() and insertAfter(). They do pretty much the same, but they do it the other way around, so instead of calling them on the elements you wish to insert data before or after, with a parameter of what is to be inserted, you do the exact opposite. Which method to use obviously depends on the situation, but here's an example showing you how to use them both:
In this example, we insert the items before the span tag, but you could of course do the exact same using after() and insertAfter(), if you wish to insert after the target elemenet. As you can see, the result is the same - only the order of what we do differs.