Syntax file for jQuery in ViM
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Vim syntax for jQuery

It currently detects syntax and keywords for jQuery 1.6.


jQuery is a fast and concise JavaScript Library that simplifies HTML document traversing, event handling, animating, and Ajax interactions for rapid web development. jQuery is designed to change the way that you write JavaScript. See for more details.

The syntax file for Vim add some colorations for jQuery keywords (empty clone hasClass hide show animate ...) and for CSS selectors (:empty :hidden :selected :first ...).


Copy the syntax/jquery.vim file to $HOME/.vim/syntax/ and add the following line to your vimrc:

au BufRead,BufNewFile jquery.*.js set ft=javascript syntax=jquery


Copyright (c) 2011 Bruno Michel, released under the MIT license