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jQuery Effect - Puff Effect


The Puff effect can be used with show/hide/toggle. This creates a puff effect by scaling the element up and hiding it at the same time.


Here is the simple syntax to use this effect −

selector.hide|show|toggle( "puff", {arguments}, speed );


Here is the description of all the arguments −

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

  • percent − The percentage to scale to. Default is 150.


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

      <title>The jQuery Example</title>
      <script type = "text/javascript" 
         src = "https://www.tutorialspoint.com/jquery/jquery-3.6.0.js">
      <script type = "text/javascript" 
         src = "https://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jqueryui/1.11.3/jquery-ui.min.js">
      <script type = "text/javascript" language = "javascript">
         $(document).ready(function() {

               $(".target").hide( "puff", { }, 2000 );

               $(".target").show( "puff", {percent:100}, 2000 );
         p {background-color:#bca; width:200px; border:1px solid green;}
         div{ width:100px; height:100px; background:red;}
      <p>Click on any of the buttons</p>
      <button id = "hide"> Hide </button>
      <button id = "show"> Show</button> 
      <div class = "target">

This will produce following result −