Hello. I have a navigation menu:

<ul id="nav">
    <li><a href="home.php">Home</a></li>
    <li><a href="event.php">Events</a></li>
    <li><a href="#">Guest</a>
            <li><a href="add_guest.php">Add Guest</a></li>
            <li><a href="seating.php">Seating</a></li>
    <li><a href="rsvp.php">RSVP</a></li>
    <li><a href="contact_data.php">Contacts</a></li>

how do i check which link is active? there are tons of this kinda questions and answers but i can't seem to make it work on my nav. from what i gathered, i know that window.location.pathname should be used and also the each function to check through the list. theres also split('/') -> window.location.pathname.split('/') but im not sure what that is for. the script is probably something along these lines:

    $(#nav li a).each(function(){ //iterate through the list
        var url = window.location.pathname;//get the current url page
        //something here maybe if $(this) is the url then addClass('active'); 


you can try like this...

$(function() {
  var currentPath = window.location.pathname;
  $("a").each(function() {
     var src = $(this).attr("href");
     if (src.indexOf(currentPath) != -1) {
       $(this).css("font-weight", "bold");

i put the script on the page right? like if event.php then i put that script in event.php page? its not working. nothing happens after i refresh the page.

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