jQuery - hover( over, out ) Method


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Description:

The hover( over, out ) method simulates hovering (moving the mouse on, and off, an object). This is a custom method which provides an 'in' to a frequent task.

Syntax:

Here is the simple syntax to use this method:

selector.hover( over, out )

Parameters:

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

  • over: The callback function to fire when the mouse is moved over a matched element.

  • out: The callback function to fire when the mouse is moved off of a matched element.

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').hover(
         function () {
           $(this).css({"background-color":"red"});
         }, 
         function () {
           $(this).css({"background-color":"blue"});
         }
     );

   });

   </script>
   <style>
      .div{ margin:10px;padding:12px;
             border:2px solid #666;
             width:60px;
           }
  </style>
</head>
<body>
   <p>Move mouse on any square below to see the result:</p>
   <div class="div" style="background-color:blue;"></div>
   <div class="div" style="background-color:blue;"></div>
   <div class="div" style="background-color:blue;"></div>
</body>
</html>