jQuery Effect - Size Effect



The Size effect can be used with effect() method. This resizes an element to a specified width and height.


Here is the simple syntax to use this effect −

selector.effect( "size", {arguments}, speed );


Here is the description of all the arguments −

  • from − State at beginning, usually not needed. This is an object in the form of { height: .., width: .. }

  • to − Height and width to resize to. This is an object in the form of { height: .., width: .. }

  • origin − The vanishing point, default for show/hide. This is an array and default is ['middle','center'].

  • scale − Which areas of the element will be resized: 'both', 'box', 'content' Box resizes the border and padding of the element Content resizes any content inside of the element. Default is "both".


Following is a simple example a simple showing the usage of this effect −


      <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"
         src = "https://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jqueryui/1.11.3/jquery-ui.min.js"></script>
      <script type = "text/javascript" language = "javascript">
         $(document).ready(function() {

               $(".target").effect( "size", { to: {width: 200,height: 200} }, 1000 );

               $(".target").effect( "size", { to: {width: 10,height: 10} }, 1000 );
         p {background-color:#bca; width:200px; border:1px solid green;}
         div{ width:100px; height:100px; background:red;}

      <p>Click any of the buttons</p>
      <button id = "big"> Big </button>
      <button id = "small"> Small </button>

      <div class = "target">

This will produce following result −