jQuery | toggle() Method

The toggle() method is used to check the visibility of selected elements to toggle between hide() and show() for the selected elements.

  • show() is run when the element is hidden.
  • hide() is run when the element is visible.


$(selector).toggle(speed, easing, callback)

Parameters: It has three optional parameters:

  • speed: It is used to specify the speed of the toggle effect. It can be in terms of milliseconds, slow or fast.
  • easing: It is used to specify the speed of the element at the different points of animation.
  • callback: The function to be immediately called after the toggle effect.

Below is the example to show the toggle() method:





<!DOCTYPE html>
    <script src=
        $(document).ready(function() {
            $("button").click(function() {
        #gfg {
            color: green;
            border: 5px solid black;
            width: 200px;
            text-align: center;
    <div id="gfg">GeeksforGeeks</div>
    <button>Click to hide() and show() the above div</button>


Before clicking on the button:

After clicking on the button:

After clicking on the button again:

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