jQuery body vs. document selector

JavaScript performance comparison

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Preparation code

<script src="https://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/1/jquery.min.js"></script>
<script>
$('body').attr('id', 'all-the-things');
</script>
    

Preparation code output

<script> $('body').attr('id', 'all-the-things'); </script>

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Testing in CCBot 2.0.0 / Other 0.0.0
Test Ops/sec
$('body')
$('body');
pending…
$(document)
$(document);
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$(document.body)
$(document.body);
pending…
$('#all-the-things')
$('#all-the-things');
pending…

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