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Slide Elements in Different Directions

Slide Elements in Different Directions
Although jQuery has a nice set of slide methods — .slideDown(), .slideUp(), and .slideToggle() — sometimes we may want to slide an element in a different direction. Fortunately, it's pretty easy to do. Reverse the Slide Direction With the built-in slide methods, elements are shown by sliding them down and into view. But what if we want to slide something from the bottom up and into view? The trick here is to use some judicious CSS. <div id="slidebottom" class="slide"> <button>slide it</button> <div class="inner">Slide from bottom</div></div> To get the inner div to slide up, we'll anchor its bottom edge to the bottom of the bottom of the nearest positioned ancestor (in this case, the #slidebottom div): Other properties such as width, padding, margin, and background-color have been set for these elements, but only the essential properties for modifying the slide behavior are shown above. Now, we can write the jQuery the same way we would with a traditional slide effect: JavaScript: Try it out:

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