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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:

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="/jquery/jquery-1.3.2.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>

With the first click it would generate following result, in second click it would revert to its original form as shown above:

<html>
<head>
<title>The Selecter Example</title>
<script type="text/javascript" src="/jquery/jquery-1.3.2.min.js">
</script>
   
<script type="text/javascript" language="javascript">

   $(document).ready(function() {

    $("p#pid1").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 id="pid">This is first paragraph.</p>

</body>
</html>

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