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ASP.NET jQuery Cookbook - Second Edition by Sonal Aneel Allana

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Creating a spotlight effect on images

Creating a spotlight on a focused item, such as text or any graphic element on a web page, is often required to draw attention to that item. In this recipe, let's see how such an effect can be created on a collection of images. The constructs used in this example are summarized in the following table:

Construct

Type

Description

$("#identifier")

jQuery selector

This selects an element based on its ID

$("html_tag")

jQuery selector

This selects all elements with the specified HTML tag

$(this)

jQuery object

This refers to the current jQuery object

.addClass()

jQuery method

This adds the specified CSS class to each matched element

.css()

jQuery method

This gets the style property for ...

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