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jQuery UI Highlight Effect

  • Last Updated : 25 Jan, 2021

In this article, we are going to show the effect of highlight using jQueryUI, all the content will highlight with a small blink light when the action button is clicked which actually triggers the highlight effect script.

Syntax :

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$( ".selector" ).effect( 
        selectedEffect, options, time(in ms), callback 
);

Parameters:

  •  selectedEffect: Effect selected given in jQueryUI.
  •  options: Added for certain functionality (optional)
  •  time: time to complete the effect in microseconds.
  •  callback: Added for certain functionality (optional)

Return value: It will not return anything.



Scripts added : Please download the library for including pre-compiled files or use the path for the given script below.

<link rel=”stylesheet” href=”//code.jquery.com/ui/1.12.1/themes/base/jquery-ui.css”>

<script src=”https://code.jquery.com/jquery-1.12.4.js”></script>

<script src=”https://code.jquery.com/ui/1.12.1/jquery-ui.js”></script>

Example: In this example, we are going to show a highlight effect using jQueryUI. We will trigger the script using a button.

HTML




<!doctype html>
<html lang="en">
    <head>
        <meta charset="utf-8">
        <meta name="viewport" 
              content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1">
          
        <link rel="stylesheet" 
              href="//code.jquery.com/ui/1.12.1/themes/base/jquery-ui.css">
        <script 
                src="https://code.jquery.com/jquery-1.12.4.js">
        </script>
        <script 
                src="https://code.jquery.com/ui/1.12.1/jquery-ui.js">
       </script>
        <script>
            $( function() {
                function action(selectedEffect) {
                    $( "#effect" ).effect( selectedEffect, 1200);
                };
                $( "#button" ).on( "click", function() {
                    action("highlight");
                    return false;
                });
            } );
        </script>
        <style>
            .animation
           {
             width: 500px;
             height: 500px;
             position: absolute; }
            #button
            
              padding: .5em 1em; 
              text-decoration: none; 
              position: absolute;
            }
            #effect
            
              width: 250px; 
              height: 190px;
              padding: 15px; 
              position: relative;
            }
        </style>
    </head>
    <body>
        <h3>Geeks for Geeks Highlight Effect Using jQuery UI</h3>
        <div class="animation">
            <div id="effect" class="ui-widget-content ui-corner-all">
                <h3 class="ui-widget-header ui-corner-all"
                    style="margin: 0; padding: 0.4em; 
                           height: 170px; text-align: center;
                           background-color: green;">
                  Geeks For Geeks</h3>
            </div>
        </div>
        <span style="margin-left: 6em;">
          <button id="button" class="ui-state-default ui-corner-all"
                  style="margin-top: 18em;">Action</button>
        </span>
    </body>
</html>

Output :




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