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Learning jQuery - Fourth Edition by Karl Swedberg, Jonathan Chaffer

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Effect methods

These effect methods may be used to perform animations on DOM elements. The effect methods are discussed in detail in Chapter 4, Styling and Animating.

Predefined effects

Effect method

Description

.show()

Displays the matched elements.

.hide()

Hides the matched elements.

.show(speed, [callback])

Displays the matched elements by animating height, width, and opacity.

.hide(speed, [callback])

Hides the matched elements by animating height, width, and opacity.

.toggle([speed], [callback])

Displays or hides the matched elements.

.slideDown([speed], [callback])

Displays the matched elements with a sliding motion.

.slideUp([speed], [callback])

Hides the matched elements with a sliding motion.

.slideToggle([speed], ...

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