jQuery $( '.class' ) vs getElementsByClassName( 'class' )

JavaScript performance comparison

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Preparation code

<div class="class"></div>
<script src="https://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/1/jquery.min.js"></script>

    

Preparation code output

<div class="class"></div>

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Test Ops/sec
$('.class')
var x = $('.class');
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getElementsByClassName('class')
var x = document.getElementsByClassName('class');
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