It Selects all the elements with specified attribute, with value containing specific word. It represents an element with attribute value which contains a value with given word. This selector matches element with given attribute value. A word is defined as string value delimited by space.
attribute Contains Word selector
Selects elements that have the specified attribute with a value containing a give word, delimited by spaces
attribute: An attribute name. value: An attribute value. Can be either a valid identifier or a quoted string
This selector matches the test string against each word in the attribute value, where a “word” is defined as a string delimited by whitespace. The selector matches if the test string is exactly equal to any of the words.
Finds all inputs with a name attribute that contains the word ‘man’ and sets the value with some text.
<!DOCTYPE html> <html lang="en"> <head> <meta charset="utf-8"> <title>attributeContainsWord.demo</title> <script src="https://code.jquery.com/jquery-3.5.0.js"></script> </head> <body> <input name="man-news"> <input name="milk man"> <input name="letterman2"> <input name="newmilk"> <script> $( "input[name~='man']").val( "mr. man is in it!"); </script> </body> </html>