outerWidth() method in jQuery

outerWidth() in jQuery

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

outerWidth value includes padding and border and optionally margin.

This method can be used on both visible and hidden contents.

Syntax 1


Syntax 2


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


  • index - index position of the element in the set.
  • currentOuterWidth - old outer width 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 width() and outerWidth()

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Example 5 - Difference between innerWidth() and outerWidth()

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