I have a DOM element with an ID similar to:
which was built by my Ruby on Rails application. I need to be able to get this element via jQuery so that I can traverse my way up the DOM to delete the parent of it's parent, which has a variable ID that I don't have access to beforehand.
Does anyone know how I could go about this? The following code doesn't seem to be working:
Upon further inspection, the following:
returns an object, but when I run ".html()" or ".text()" on it, the result is always null or just an empty string.