getElementsByClassName VS querySelectorAll

JavaScript performance comparison

Revision 37 of this test case created by Paul S

Preparation code

<script src="//ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/1.10.1/jquery.min.js"></script>
<div>
  <ul>
    <li>
      <a href="#" name="name" class="classname">item 1</a>
    </li>
    <li>
      <a href="#" name="name" class="classname">item 2</a>
    </li>
    <li>
      <a href="#" name="name" class="classname">item 3</a>
    </li>
    <li>
      <a href="#" name="name" class="classname">item 4</a>
    </li>
    <li>
      <a href="#" name="name" class="classname">item 5</a>
    </li>
    <li>
      <a href="#" name="name" class="classname">item 6</a>
    </li>
    <li>
      <a href="#" name="name" class="classname">item 7</a>
    </li>
    <li>
      <a href="#" name="name" class="classname">item 8</a>
    </li>
    <li>
      <a href="#" name="name" class="classname">item 9</a>
    </li>
    <li>
      <a href="#" name="name" class="classname">item 10</a>
    </li>
  </ul>
</div>
<script>
  var nodes;
</script>

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Test Ops/sec
getElementsByClassName
if (document.getElementsByClassName){
document.getElementsByClassName('classname');
}
pending…
querySelectorAll
if (document.getElementsByClassName){
$('.classname');
}
pending…
jquery with gebcn
if (document.getElementsByClassName){
$(document.getElementsByClassName('classname'))
}
pending…

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