If you are like me and take jQuery for granted in your projects, you might sometimes forget the most basic stuff. Here is a small reminder of how to select the
So to answer your question, no, there is no shortcut. Select it just like any other element.
If you don’t have to keep Internet Explorer 7 users happy, you can also switch to the much better querySelector API. It’s not really different in this scenario, but it works a bit like jQuery’s query selector. It’s pretty safe to use in 2013.