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jQuery CSS - Get the background color of an element

jQuery CSS: Exercise-1 with Solution

Get the background color of an element.

Click on the following paragraphs and get the background color.

Sample Data :

HTML :

 <body>
<p>jQuery Exercises</p>
<p>and Solution.</p>
</body>
 

CSS :

<style>
 div {
    width: 60px;
    height: 60px;
    margin: 5px;   
  }
  p {
    margin-top:20px;
    padding: 5px;
    border: 2px solid #666;
  }
 </style>

Solution:

HTML Code:

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
<script src="//code.jquery.com/jquery-1.11.1.min.js"></script>
  <meta charset="utf-8">
  <title>Get the background color of an element</title>
    <style>
  div {
    width: 60px;
    height: 60px;
    margin: 5px;   
  }
  p {
    margin-top:20px;
    padding: 5px;
    border: 2px solid #666;
  }
  </style>
</head>
<body>
<div style="background-color:red;"></div>
<div style="background-color:rgb(16,99,30);"></div>
<div style="background-color:#523456;"></div>
<div style="background-color:#a11;"></div>
  <p></p>
</body>
</html>

JavaScript Code:

$( "div" ).click(function() {
  var color = $( this ).css( "background-color" );
  $( "p" ).html( "That div is " + color + "." );
});

Live Demo:

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