addClass/removeClass vs classList.add/remove

jQuery addClass/removeClass vs classList.add/remove
9 months ago
User agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 10.0; Win64; x64) AppleWebKit/537.36 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/116.0.0.0 Safari/537.36 OPR/102.0.0.0
Test name Executions per second
jQuery 3.3.1 addClass/removeClass 212455.0 Ops/sec
jQuery 2.1.4 addClass/removeClass 274252.4 Ops/sec
Vanilla JS classList add/remove 377123.3 Ops/sec
HTML Preparation code:
Tests:
  • jQuery 3.3.1 addClass/removeClass

  • jQuery 2.1.4 addClass/removeClass

  • Vanilla JS classList add/remove

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