.innerHeight()


Get the current computed inner height (including padding but not border) for the first element in the set of matched elements or set the inner height of every matched element.

.innerHeight()Returns: Number

Description: Get the current computed height for the first element in the set of matched elements, including padding but not border.

This method returns the height of the element, including top and bottom padding, in pixels.

This method is not applicable to window and document objects; for these, use .height() instead.

Additional Notes:

  • The number returned by dimensions-related APIs, including .innerHeight(), may be fractional in some cases. Code should not assume it is an integer. Also, dimensions may be incorrect when the page is zoomed by the user; browsers do not expose an API to detect this condition.
  • The value reported by .innerHeight() is not guaranteed to be accurate when the element's parent is hidden. To get an accurate value, you should show the parent first, before using .innerHeight().

Example:

Get the innerHeight of a paragraph.

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<!doctype html>
<html lang="en">
<head>
<meta charset="utf-8">
<title>innerHeight demo</title>
<style>
p {
margin: 10px;
padding: 5px;
border: 2px solid #666;
}
</style>
<script src="//code.jquery.com/jquery-1.10.2.js"></script>
</head>
<body>
<p>Hello</p>
<p></p>
<script>
var p = $( "p:first" );
$( "p:last" ).text( "innerHeight:" + p.innerHeight() );
</script>
</body>
</html>

Demo:

.innerHeight( value )Returns: jQuery

Description: Set the CSS inner height of each element in the set of matched elements.

  • version added: 1.8.0.innerHeight( value )

    • value
      Type: String or Number
      A number representing the number of pixels, or a number along with an optional unit of measure appended (as a string).
  • version added: 1.8.0.innerHeight( function )

    • function
      Type: Function( Integer index, Number height ) => String or Number
      A function returning the inner height (including padding but not border) to set. Receives the index position of the element in the set and the old inner height as arguments. Within the function, this refers to the current element in the set.

When calling .innerHeight("value"), the value can be either a string (number and unit) or a number. If only a number is provided for the value, jQuery assumes a pixel unit. If a string is provided, however, any valid CSS measurement may be used for the height (such as 100px, 50%, or auto). Note that in modern browsers, the CSS height property does not include padding, border, or margin, unless the box-sizing CSS property is used.

If no explicit unit is specified (like "em" or "%") then "px" is assumed.

Example:

Change the inner height of each div the first time it is clicked (and change its color).

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<!doctype html>
<html lang="en">
<head>
<meta charset="utf-8">
<title>innerHeight demo</title>
<style>
div {
width: 60px;
padding: 10px;
height: 70px;
float: left;
margin: 5px;
background: red;
cursor: pointer;
}
.mod {
background: blue;
cursor: default;
}
</style>
<script src="//code.jquery.com/jquery-1.10.2.js"></script>
</head>
<body>
<div>d</div>
<div>d</div>
<div>d</div>
<div>d</div>
<div>d</div>
<script>
var modHeight = 70;
$( "div" ).one( "click", function() {
$( this ).innerHeight( modHeight ).addClass( "mod" );
modHeight -= 8;
});
</script>
</body>
</html>

Demo: