jQuery offset()

jQuery offset() method is the used to get the current offset of the first matched element.

Below the syntax of offset().

Return the offset co-ordinates:


Set the offset co-ordinates:


Set offset co-ordinates using a function:

$(selector).offset(function(index, currentoffset))

# Example1 - Set the value of input field

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html lang="en">
<meta charset="utf-8">
<title>jQuery offset()</title>
<link rel="stylesheet" href="https://maxcdn.bootstrapcdn.com/bootstrap/3.3.7/css/bootstrap.min.css" />
<script src="https://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/3.3.1/jquery.min.js"></script>
$(document).ready(function() {
  $("#button").click(function() {
     var offset = $("p").offset();
	 alert("Top: " + offset.top + " Left: " + offset.left);
 <p style="margin:10px 0 0 10px"><lorem ipsum dolor sit</p>
 <button style="margin:0 0 10px 0;background:#e8e8e8;" class="btn" id="button">Click here to return offset coordinate of p element</button><br />