height() method in jQuery

height() in jQuery

This method is used to get the current height for the first element in the set of matched elements.

Syntax 1


Syntax 2


  • value - An integer representing the number of pixels
Syntax 3


  • index - index position of the element in the set.
  • currentHeight - old height of the element.

Example 1 - get

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Example 2 - set

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Example 3 - with function

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Example 4 - Difference between height() and innerHeight()

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Example 5 - Difference between height() and outerHeight()

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