jQuery mousemove() Method
Get the position of the mouse pointer within a page:
$("span").text(event.pageX + ", " + event.pageY);
Definition and Usage
The mousemove event occurs whenever the mouse pointer moves within the selected element.
The mousemove() method triggers the mousemove event, or attaches a function to run when a mousemove event occurs.
Note: Each time a user moves the mouse one pixel, a mousemove event occurs. It takes system resources to process all mousemove events. Use this event carefully.
Trigger the mousemove event for the selected elements:
Attach a function to the mousemove event:
|function||Optional. Specifies the function to run when the mousemove event is triggered|
Try it Yourself - Examples
The difference between mouseover(), mouseenter() and mousemove()
Demonstrates the difference between mouseover(), mouseenter() and mousemove().