jQuery position() with Examples

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The position() method in jQuery is used to return the position of the first matched element. It returns the top and left positions in pixels.

Syntax

The syntax is as follows −

$(selector).position()

Example

Let us now see an example to implement the jQuery position() method

 Live Demo

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
<script src="https://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/3.4.1/jquery.min.js"></script>
<script>
   $(document).ready(function(){
      $("button").click(function(){
         alert("Top position: " + ($("h3").position()).top + " Left position: " + ($("h3").position()).left);
      });
   });
</script>
</head>
<body>
<h1>Heading One</h1>
<h2>Heading Two</h2>
<h3>Heading Three</h3>
<button>Position of h3 element</button>
</body>
</html>

Output

This will produce the following output −

Click the button to get left and top position of element <h3> −

raja
Published on 31-Dec-2019 12:01:12
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