jQuery position() Method

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jQuery position() Method

The jQuery position() method gets the position of the first matched element, relative to its parent element.

Example

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<!DOCTYPE html> <html lang="en-US"> <head> <script src="https://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/3.5.1/jquery.min.js"></script> </head> <body> <h1>jQuery position() Method</h1> <p>Click on the button and check your console</p> <button>Click Me</button> <script> $(document).ready(function(){ $("button").click(function(){ var x = $("p").position(); console.log("Top position: " +x.top); console.log("Left position: " +x.left); }); }); </script> </body> </html>

Syntax

$(selector).position();

Browser Support

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