Basics of jQuery
John Resig released jQuery in 2006. It was thought to be named JSelect, but as the domain name was booked before, they had to take the name jQuery. Microsoft has jQuery in the development environment Visual Studio in connection with the ASP.NET Framework and ASP.NET Ajax integration.
Usages of jQuery
A typical manipulation of DOM elements starting with the $ – or jQuery function is called a selector.
jQuery is hugely used in various WordPress Plugins to create various animation effects with out making the webpage too much heavy. Here is an example. Simple click the Press This button below and you will see the screen has as if filled up with a translucent black screen. Scroll the page to top to get a popup box, otherwise you will not find a way to get rid of this jQuery effect!.
This is an example jQuery popup!
Yeh it works this is some useless information. Just to fill this space
you can put anything you would like here. Maybe a form or maybe a logo,
what about a subscription form or advertisments. Anything that you want.
How we have created this jQuery effect inside this post
People says the css and js needed to be included within head to get the jQuery effect on WordPress post. I have embedded the things within this WordPress post itself using my normal logic. I simply added the rel tags within this page and used old good HTML to get this jQuery. That will be another post to make you create jQuery effect in any WordPress page or post without plugins.