THE WORLD'S LARGEST WEB DEVELOPER SITE

jQuery outerWidth() Method

jQuery HTML/CSS Methods jQuery HTML/CSS Methods

Example

Return the outer width of a <div> element:

$("button").click(function(){
    alert($("div").outerWidth());
});

Try it yourself »

Definition and Usage

The outerWidth() method returns the outer width of the FIRST matched element.

As the image below illustrates, this method includes padding and border.

Tip: To include the margin, use outerWidth(true).

jQuery Dimensions


Related methods:

  • width() - Sets or returns the width of an element
  • height() - Sets or returns the height of an element
  • innerWidth() - Returns the width of an element (includes padding)
  • innerHeight() - Returns the height of an element (includes padding)
  • outerHeight() - Returns the height of an element (includes padding and border).

Syntax

$(selector).outerWidth(includeMargin)

Parameter Description
includeMargin Optional. A Boolean value specifying whether or not to include the margin
  • false - Default. Does not include the margin
  • true - Includes the margin

Examples

Try it Yourself - Examples

Include the margin
Specifiy whether or not to include the margin.

Display dimensions with related methods
How to use width(), height(), innerHeight(), innerWidth(), outerWidth() and outerHeight().


jQuery HTML/CSS Methods jQuery HTML/CSS Methods


COLOR PICKER

colorpicker

SHARE THIS PAGE






Search w3schools.com:

Translate w3schools.com: