Description: Selects elements that have the specified attribute with a value beginning exactly with a given string.
version added: 1.0jQuery( "[attribute^='value']" )
attribute: An attribute name.
value: An attribute value. Can be either an unquoted single word or a quoted string.
This selector can be useful for identifying elements in pages produced by server-side frameworks that produce HTML with systematic element IDs. However it will be slower than using a class selector so leverage classes, if you can, to group like elements.
Finds all inputs with an attribute name that starts with 'news' and puts text in them.