jQuery – css() Method

jQuery css() Method
The css() method sets or returns one or more style properties for the selected elements.

Return a CSS Property
To return the value of a specified CSS property, use the following syntax:

css(“propertyname”);
The following example will return the background-color value of the FIRST matched element:

Example

$(“p”).css(“background-color”);

Set a CSS Property
To set a specified CSS property, use the following syntax:

css(“propertyname”,”value”);
The following example will set the background-color value for ALL matched elements:

Example

$(“p”).css(“background-color”,”yellow”);

Set Multiple CSS Properties
To set multiple CSS properties, use the following syntax:

css({“propertyname”:”value”,”propertyname”:”value”,…});
The following example will set a background-color and a font-size for ALL matched elements:

Example

$(“p”).css({“background-color”:”yellow”,”font-size”:”200%”});