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jquery-debug

jquery-debug

A plugin that makes jQuery throw an error, rather than fail silently, when a selector returns no results.

What is this useful for ?

Save tons of time and frustration debugging jQuery!

Install

Install with npm

npm install --save jquery-debug

Check out this article for more information on how to use jQuery plugins with npm.

Usage

<!doctype html>
<html lang="en">
<head>
  <meta charset="utf-8">
  <title>demo</title>
  <script src="https://code.jquery.com/jquery-3.0.0.js"></script> 
</head>
<body>
 
<div>DIV</div>
 
<script>
var element = $('p').debug();
</script> 
 
</body>
</html>

Here's the error message you would see in the browser console.

Error: The jQuery selector 'p' was not found in the context of '#document'.

For a live example, check out the CodePen.

Contributing

See the CONTRIBUTING Guidelines

License

MIT © Jonathan Kemp