jQuery children vs find

JavaScript performance comparison

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Preparation code

<div id="test">
 <div class="level1"><div class="level2"></div></div>
 <div class="level1"><div class="level2"></div></div>
 <div class="level1"><div class="level2"></div></div>
 <div class="level1"><div class="level2"></div></div>
 <div class="level1"><div class="level2"></div></div>
 <div class="level1"><div class="level2"></div></div>
 <div class="level1"><div class="level2"></div></div>
 <div class="level1"><div class="level2"></div></div>
 <div class="level1"><div class="level2"></div></div>
 <div class="level1"><div class="level2"></div></div>
 <div class="level1"><div class="level2"></div></div>
 <div class="level1"><div class="level2"></div></div>
</div>
<script src="https://cdnjs.cloudflare.com/ajax/libs/jquery/2.1.1/jquery.min.js"></script>

    

Preparation code output

<div id="test"> <div class="level1"><div class="level2"></div></div> <div class="level1"><div class="level2"></div></div> <div class="level1"><div class="level2"></div></div> <div class="level1"><div class="level2"></div></div> <div class="level1"><div class="level2"></div></div> <div class="level1"><div class="level2"></div></div> <div class="level1"><div class="level2"></div></div> <div class="level1"><div class="level2"></div></div> <div class="level1"><div class="level2"></div></div> <div class="level1"><div class="level2"></div></div> <div class="level1"><div class="level2"></div></div> <div class="level1"><div class="level2"></div></div> </div>

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children('div')
$('#test').children('div'); // 12 results
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find('> div ')
$('#test').find('> div '); // 12 results
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children('.level1')
$('#test').children('.level1'); // 12 results
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find('> .level1')
$('#test').find('> .level1 '); // 12 results
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find('.level1')
$('#test').find('.level1'); // 12 results
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