class-vs-data

JavaScript performance comparison

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Class selector vs Data attribute selector

Preparation code

<script src="https://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/1.8.3/jquery.min.js"></script>

<div class="test" data-test="test"></div>
<div class="test" data-test="test"></div>
<div class="test" data-test="test"></div>
<div class="test" data-test="test"></div>
<div class="test" data-test="test"></div>
<div class="test" data-test="test"></div>
<div class="test" data-test="test"></div>
<div class="test" data-test="test"></div>
<div class="test" data-test="test"></div>
<div class="test" data-test="test"></div>

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Test Ops/sec
Class selector
$(".test")
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Data selector
$("[data-test]")
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Santiago Q commented :

This is EXACLTY what I was looking for. Great work. THANKS!!!

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