jQuery .remove vs. .hide vs. detach

JavaScript performance comparison

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Preparation code

        <script src="http://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/1.10.1/jquery.min.js">
        </script>
        <div id="remove-me">
            confirm removed
        </div>
        <div id="hide-me">
            confirm hidden
        </div>
        <div id="detach-me">
            confirm detatched
        </div>
        <div id="Div1">
            XXXXX
        </div>
  

      
<script>
Benchmark.prototype.setup = function() {
  var $detach = $("#detach-me");
  var $remove = $('#remove-me');
  var $hide = $('#hide-me');
  var hide = document.getElementById('hide-me');
  saved = $remove.clone(true);

};
</script>

Preparation code output

<div id="remove-me"> confirm removed </div> <div id="hide-me"> confirm hidden </div> <div id="detach-me"> confirm detatched </div> <div id="Div1"> XXXXX </div>

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Test Ops/sec
.remove()
$remove.remove();
saved.appendTo($('#Div1'));
pending…
.hide()
$remove.detach();
saved.appendTo($('#Div1'));
pending…
.detach()
pending…
style.display
pending…
.css('display','none')
pending…

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confirm removed
confirm hidden
confirm detatched
XXXXX