jQuery: Find the absolute position of an element using jQuery

jQuery Practical exercise Part - I : Exercise-26

Find the absolute position of an element using jQuery.

Sample Solution:

HTML Code :

<!DOCTYPE html>
<script src="https://code.jquery.com/jquery-git.js"></script>
<meta charset="utf-8">
<meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width">
<title>Find the absolute position of an element using jQuery</title>
<form id="myForm" action="sample.php">
First name:<br>
<input type="text" id="nam12" name="firstname" value="Mickey">
Last name:<br>
<input type="text" id="name2" name="lastname" value="Mouse">
<input type="submit" value="Submit">

JavaScript Code:

var left_position = $("#name2").offset().left - $(document).scrollTop();
console.log('Left: '+left_position);

var top_position = $("#name2").offset().top - $(document).scrollTop();
console.log('Right: '+top_position);

See the Pen jquery-practical-exercise-26 by w3resource (@w3resource) on CodePen.

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