jQuery Effect - Highlight Effect


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Description

The Highlight effect can be used with effect() method. This highlights the element's background with a specific color, default is yellow.

Syntax

Here is the simple syntax to use this effect −

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

Parameters

Here is the description of all the arguments −

  • color − Highlight color. Default is "#ffff99".

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

Example

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

<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" 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() {

            $("#button").click(function(){
               $(".target").effect( "highlight", {color:"#669966"}, 3000 );
            });
         });
      </script>
		
      <style>
         p {background-color:#bca; width:200px; border:1px solid green;}
         div{ width:100px; height:100px; background:red;}
      </style>
		
   </head>
	
   <body>

      <p>Click the button</p>
      <button id="button"> Highlight </button>

      <div class="target">
      </div>
  
   </body>
	
</html>

This will produce following result:


jquery-effects.htm

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