A simple jQuery plugin to keep elements the same height, supporting resizing and responsive layouts.
Install via bower
Download the plugin (1.2kb):
Then invoke the plugin like so:
You must select a every element which will be used in the grids calculation, the elements do not need to be siblings of eachother, therefore both of the following are valid:
<div class="wrapper"> <div class="element">Content</div> <div class="element">Content</div> <div class="element">Content</div> </div>
<div class="wrapper"> <div class="wrap-element"> <div class="element">Content</div> </div> <div class="wrap-element"> <div class="element">Content</div> </div> </div>
You can see a demo in action here.
Under the Hood
The grids are packaged with a few different jquery plugins that are used under the hood. To simply make all the selected elements the same height:
Or if you could like the heights to be evaluated on a row-by-row basis, ensuring elements only match the height of elements in their row:
$('.group-of-elements').equalHeightGrid(n); // Where n is the number of columns.
If you have a responsive layout and need to detect how many columns exist in your layout you can use the following:
var $elements = $('.group-of-elements'); var columns = $elements.detectGridColumns(); $elements.equalHeightGrid(columns);
If you would like to keep the grids in sync on document ready, window load and resize, you can use the following as a shortcut to the above:
To clean up, you can call a destroy method.
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