jQuery Effect - Slide Effect



The Slide effect can be used with show/hide/toggle. This slides the element out of the viewport.


Here is the simple syntax to use this effect −

selector.hide|show|toggle( "slide", {arguments}, speed );


Here is the description of all the arguments −

  • direction − The direction of the effect. Can be "left", "right", "up", "down". Default is left.

  • distance − The distance of the effect. Is set to either the height or width of the element depending on the direction option.

  • mode − The mode of the effect. Can be "show" or "hide". Default is show.


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").hide( "slide", { direction: "down"  }, 2000 );

               $(".target").show( "slide", {direction: "up" }, 2000 );
         p {background-color:#bca; width:200px; border:1px solid green;}
         div{ width:100px; height:100px; background:red;}

      <p>Click on any of the buttons</p>
      <button id = "hide"> Hide </button>
      <button id = "show"> Show</button> 
      <div class = "target">

This will produce following result −