jQuery - css( properties ) Method


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Description

The css( properties ) method sets a key/value object as style properties to all matched elements.

Syntax

Here is the simple syntax to use this method −

selector.css( properties )

The above syntax can be written as follows −

selector.css( {key1:val1, key2:val2....keyN:valN})

Parameters

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

  • properties − Key/value pairs to set as style properties.

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="http://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/2.1.3/jquery.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>" + color + "</span>.");
               $("#result").css({'color': color, 'font-weight' : 'bold', 'background-color': 'gray'});
            });
         });
      </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>

This will produce following result:


jquery-css.htm