$.hide()/show() v. style

JavaScript performance comparison

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Preparation code

<script src="https://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/1/jquery.min.js">
</script>
<div id="testme" style="display:block">
  Blink!
</div>
<style>
  .hidden{display:none}
</style>
<script>
  var $testme = $('#testme'),
      testelem = $testme[0];

  function myToggle(elem) {
    var t = elem.style;
    if (t.display === 'none') {
      t.display = 'block';
    } else {
      t.display = 'none';
    }
  }
</script>
    

Preparation code output

<div id="testme" style="display:block"> Blink! </div> <style> .hidden{display:none} </style>

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Test Ops/sec
jQuery show/hide
$testme.hide();
$testme.show();
pending…
jQuery toggle
toggle(testelem);
toggle(testelem);
pending…
style.display
testelem.style.display = 'none';
testelem.style.display = 'block';
pending…
jQuery addClass/removeClass
$testme.addClass('hidden');
$testme.removeClass('hidden');
pending…
className
testelem.className = 'hidden';
testelem.className = '';
pending…

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