Attribute Contains Selector [name*="value"]

Selects elements that have the specified attribute with a value containing a given substring.

.attributeContains(attribute, value)

attribute StringAn attribute name.
value StringAn attribute value. Can be either a valid identifier or a quoted string.

This is the most generous of the jQuery attribute selectors that match against a value. It will select an element if the selector's string appears anywhere within the element's attribute value. Compare this selector with the Attribute Contains Word selector (e.g. [attr~="word"]), which is more appropriate in many cases.

Finds all inputs with a name attribute that contains 'man' and sets the value with some text.

<input name="man-news" />
<input name="milkman" />
<input name="letterman2" />
<input name="newmilk" />
$("input[name*='man']").val("has man in it!");

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