jQuery outerHeight()
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jQuery outerHeight()

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  • This jQuery method is used to fetch the outer height of the selected HTML elements.
  • It returns the outer height of the very first matched HTML element from the selected elements.
  • Outer height means the height including only padding and border. We can also include margin in special case.

Related Topics:

jQuery hasClass
jQuery innerHeight

jQuery outerHeight()

Syntax:

$(selector).outerHeight(include_margin) ;

Parameter Description:

  • include_margin: This parameter is used to represents whether the margin include or not by this method. It is an optional Boolean parameter and has two possible values:


1 false: if this is set then margin will not be included. By default it is selected.

2 true: if this is set the margin will be included.

Example:

In this example we will return the outer height of the paragraph with and without margin.

<html>
<head>
<title>jQuery Example</title>
<script type = "text/javascript"
src="https://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/3.5.1/jquery.min.js">
</script>
<style>
.para{
background:pink;
padding:20px;
margin:20px;
font-size:20px;
}
button{
background:green;
padding:10px;
color:white;
border:1px solid green;
}
</style>
<script>
$(document).ready(function(){
$("button").click(function(){
$outerheight1=$("p").outerHeight();
$outerheight2=$("p").outerheight(true);
alert("The height with margin is : "+$outerheight2+"px and the height without margin is: "+$outerheight1+"px");

});
});
</script>
</head>
<body>

<h2>jQuery outerHeight() method Example</h2>
<p class="para">This is a paragraph</p>
<button>Click me!</button>
</body>
</html>

Output:

When you click the button,




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