What is difference between innerWidth and outerWidth in jQuery?

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innerWidth in jQuery

The innerWidth() returns the inner width of the first matched element. It includes padding, but not border and margin.

Example

You can try to run the following code to get the inner width in jQuery:

Live Demo

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
<script src="https://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/3.2.1/jquery.min.js"></script>
<script>
$(document).ready(function(){
    $("button").click(function(){
        alert("Inner Width of div element: " + $("div").innerWidth());
    });
});
</script>
</head>
<body>

<div style="height:200px;width:500px;padding:20px;margin:1px;border:1px solid red; background-color:gray;"></div><br>
<button>Get Inner Width of div</button>

</body>
</html>

outerWidth in jQuery

The outerWidth() returns the outer width of the first matched element. It includes padding and border.

Example

You can try to run the following code to get the outer width in jQuery:

Live Demo

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
<script src="https://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/3.2.1/jquery.min.js"></script>
<script>
$(document).ready(function(){
    $("button").click(function(){
        alert("Outer Width of div element: " + $("div").outerWidth());
    });
});
</script>
</head>
<body>

<div style="height:200px;width:500px;padding:20px;margin:1px;border:1px solid red; background-color:gray;"></div><br>
<button>Get Outer Width of div</button>

</body>
</html>
raja
Published on 17-Dec-2017 11:58:14
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