jQuery - css( name ) method


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Description:

The css( name ) method returns a style property on the first matched element.

Syntax:

Here is the simple syntax to use this method:

selector.css( name )

Parameters:

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

  • name: The name of the property to access.

Example:

Following is a simple example a simple showing the usage of this method:

<html>
<head>
<title>The jQuery Example</title>
   <script type="text/javascript" 
   src="jquery-2.1.3.min.js"></script>
   <script type="text/javascript" language="javascript">
   
   $(document).ready(function() {

     $("div").click(function () {
      var color = $(this).css("background-color");
      $("#result").html("That div is <span style='color:" +
                         color + ";'>" + color + "</span>.");
    });

   });

   </script>
   <style>
      div { width:60px; height:60px; margin:5px; float:left; }
  </style>
</head>
<body>
   <p>Click on any square:</p>
   <span id="result"> </span>
   <div style="background-color:blue;"></div>
   <div style="background-color:rgb(15,99,30);"></div>
   <div style="background-color:#123456;"></div>
   <div style="background-color:#f11;"></div>
</body>
</html>