In the document ready function, I add webpage content dynamically. After this content is added, I would like to select one of the added elements, and change the width. However, jquery does not select these new added elements at this point in the ready function. jQuery selector does not work on dynamic created content in IE7 and IE8 2011-08-30. I have this elements on my site which are added dynamically on jQuerys document.ready function. The problem is that I cant select those element using regular jQuery selectors. A jQuery Selector is a function which makes use of expressions to find out matching elements from a DOM based on the given criteria. Simply you can say, selectors are used to select one or more HTML elements using jQuery. Handlers are attached to the currently selected elements in the jQuery object, so those elements must exist at the point the call to .bind() occurs.For items that are dynamically inserted into the DOM, their events must be bound with. (. selector).bind(change,function() doWork() ) Everything is working fine except when I try to find the corresponding select tag using both id and name by creating a jQuery selector, it returns an empy object.