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How to Add <li> in an Existing <ul> using jQuery

Topic: JavaScript / jQueryPrev|Next

Answer: Use the jQuery append() Method

You can simply use the jQuery append() method to add <li> elements in an existing <ul> element.

The following example will add a <li> element at the end of an <ul> on click of the button.

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html lang="en">
<head>
<title>jQuery Add LI to an Existing UL</title>
<script src="https://code.jquery.com/jquery-3.5.1.min.js"></script>
<script>
$(document).ready(function(){
    $("button").click(function(){
        $("#menu").append('<li><a href="#">New list item</a></li>');
    });
});
</script>
</head>
<body>
    <ul id="menu">
        <li><a href="#">Home</a></li>
        <li><a href="#">About</a></li>
        <li><a href="#">Services</a></li>
    </ul>
    <button type="button">Add New LI Element</button>
</body>
</html>

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