jQuery - toggle( speed, [callback] ) Method



The toggle( speed, [callback]) method toggles displaying each of the set of matched elements using a graceful animation and firing an optional callback after completion.


Here is the simple syntax to use this method −

selector.toggle( speed, [callback]);


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

  • speed − A string representing one of the three predefined speeds ("slow", "normal", or "fast") or the number of milliseconds to run the animation (e.g. 1000).

  • callback − This is optional parameter representing a function to call once the animation is complete.


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


      <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() {

               $(".target").toggle( 'slow', function(){ 
                  $(".log").text('Toggle Transition Complete');
         p {background-color:#bca; width:200px; border:1px solid green;}

      <p>Click on the following button:</p>
      <button id = "toggle"> Toggle </button>

      <div class = "target">
         <img src = "../images/jquery.jpg" alt = "jQuery" />
      <div class = "log"></div>

This will produce following result −