jQuery - toggleClass( class ) Method


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Description

The toggleClass( class ) method adds the specified class if it is not present, removes the specified class if it is present.

Syntax

Here is the simple syntax to use this method −

selector.toggleClass( class )

Parameters

Here is the description of all the parameters used by this method −

  • class − The name of CSS class.

Example

Following example would remove a class with one click and in second click it would again add the same class −

<html>
   <head>
      <title>The Selecter Example</title>
      <script type="text/javascript" src="http://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/2.1.3/jquery.min.js">
      </script>
   
      <script type="text/javascript" language="javascript">
         $(document).ready(function() {
            $("p#pid").click(function () {
               $(this).toggleClass("red");
            });
         });
      </script>
		
      <style>
         .red { color:red; }
      </style>

   </head>
	
   <body>
      <p class="green">Click following line to see the result</p>
      <p class="red" id="pid">This is first paragraph.</p>
   </body>
	
</html>

This will produce following result −


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