Color Animation


Animate the properties of elements between colors.

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<!doctype html>
<html lang="en">
<head>
<meta charset="utf-8">
<title>jQuery UI Effects - Animate demo</title>
<link rel="stylesheet" href="//code.jquery.com/ui/1.11.0/themes/smoothness/jquery-ui.css">
<script src="//code.jquery.com/jquery-1.10.2.js"></script>
<script src="//code.jquery.com/ui/1.11.0/jquery-ui.js"></script>
<link rel="stylesheet" href="/resources/demos/style.css">
<style>
.toggler { width: 500px; height: 200px; position: relative; }
#button { padding: .5em 1em; text-decoration: none; }
#effect { width: 240px; height: 135px; padding: 0.4em; position: relative; background: #fff; }
#effect h3 { margin: 0; padding: 0.4em; text-align: center; }
</style>
<script>
$(function() {
var state = true;
$( "#button" ).click(function() {
if ( state ) {
$( "#effect" ).animate({
backgroundColor: "#aa0000",
color: "#fff",
width: 500
}, 1000 );
} else {
$( "#effect" ).animate({
backgroundColor: "#fff",
color: "#000",
width: 240
}, 1000 );
}
state = !state;
});
});
</script>
</head>
<body>
<div class="toggler">
<div id="effect" class="ui-widget-content ui-corner-all">
<h3 class="ui-widget-header ui-corner-all">Animate</h3>
<p>
Etiam libero neque, luctus a, eleifend nec, semper at, lorem. Sed pede. Nulla lorem metus, adipiscing ut, luctus sed, hendrerit vitae, mi.
</p>
</div>
</div>
<button id="button" class="ui-state-default ui-corner-all">Toggle Effect</button>
</body>
</html>

jQuery UI bundles the jQuery Color plugins which provides color animations as well as many utility functions for working with colors.

Want to learn more about color animations? Check out the jQuery Color documentation.