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Adding jQuery to Your Web Pages

There are several ways to start using jQuery on your web site. You can:

  • Download the jQuery library from jQuery.com
  • Include jQuery from a CDN, like Google

Downloading jQuery

There are two versions of jQuery available for downloading:

  • Production version - this is for your live website because it has been minified and compressed
  • Development version - this is for testing and development (uncompressed and readable code)

Both versions can be downloaded from  jQuery.com.

The jQuery library is a single JavaScript file, and you reference it with the HTML <script> tag (notice that the <script> tag should be inside the <head> section):

<script src="jquery-3.1.1.min.js"></script>

jQuery History

jQuery was first released in January 2006 by John Resig at BarCamp NYC. It is currently headed by Timmy Wilson and maintained by a team of developers.

Nowadays, jQuery is widely used technology. Most of the websites are using jQuery.

jQuery Release History

Let's see the release dates of jQuery versions.

Version No. 
Release Date
1.0  26,August,2006
1.1 14 January,2007
1.2 10 September, 2007
1.3 14  January, 2009
1.4 14  January, 2010
1.5 31 January, 2011
1.6 3 May, 2011
1.7 3, November, 2011
1.8 9 August, 2012
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