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JavaScript jQuery Basics (2014) Introduction to jQuery Hiding and Showing Elements With jQuery

Robert Cable
Robert Cable
2,945 Points

why am i getting an error?

tells me to show the paragraph slowly, thought i did?

js/app.js
$(".warning").hide().show("slowly").show("hide").show("slowly");
index.html
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
    <title>Take Evasive Action</title>
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="css/style.css" type="text/css" media="screen" title="no title" charset="utf-8">
</head>
<body>
    <p class="warning">
      <span>It's A Trap!</span>
    </p>
    <div class="image">
        <img src="img/ackbar.gif">
    </div>
    <script src="//code.jquery.com/jquery-1.11.0.min.js" type="text/javascript" charset="utf-8"></script>
    <script src="js/app.js" type="text/javascript" charset="utf-8"></script>
</body>
</html>

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
229,608 Points

The string that causes the show to happen "slowly" is just the word "slow". Also you only need to call show once:

$(".warning").hide().show("slow");