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jQuery: Change Background-Color of HTML-Element using jQuery

Question by Guest | 07/12/2013 at 20:59

I would like to change the background-color of an HTML element with jQuery dynamically.

For example, given the ID of a DIV container, I would like to change the DIVs background to red. Is that possible?

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Stefan Trost

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That should not be a problem with jQuery. You can use the following way:

$("#myid").css("background-color", "#FF0000");

Where the element could be like this:

<div id="myid">
  Text.
</div>

With "#myid", you can address the ID of the element (in this case "myid") and with .css() you can change arbitrary CSS-properties of this element (in this case the property "background-color").
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