WebDevDude WebDevDude - 6 months ago 183
Javascript Question

jQuery Change Image src with Fade Effect

I'm trying to create an effect where you click on a thumbnail image, and the link to the thumbnail will replace the main image, but fade it in. This is the code I'm currently using:

$(".thumbs a").click(function(e) {
e.preventDefault();
$imgURL = $(this).attr("href");
$(".boat_listing .mainGallery").fadeIn(400, function() {
$(".boat_listing .mainGallery").attr('src',$imgURL);
});
});


This works and replaces the image without a fade effect. What do I need to change to get the fadeIn effect to work?

Answer

You have to make it fadeOut() first, or hide it.

Try this :

$(".thumbs a").click(function(e) {
    e.preventDefault();
    $imgURL = $(this).attr("href");
    $(".boat_listing .mainGallery")
        .fadeOut(400, function() {
            $(".boat_listing .mainGallery").attr('src',$imgURL);
        })
        .fadeIn(400);
});

It should fadeOut the image, then change the src when it's hidden, and then fadeIn.

Here's a jsFiddle example.