jQuery | focusout() with Example

The focusout() is an inbuilt method in jQuery which is used to remove focus from the selected element.


Parameter: It accepts a parameter “function” which is to be executed after execution of fadeout method.
Return Value: It returns the selected element which loses its focus.
jQuery code to show the working of focusout() method:

    <!-- jQuery code to show the working of this method -->
        $(document).ready(function() {
            $("div").focusin(function() {
                $(this).css("background-color", "green");
            $("div").focusout(function() {
                $(this).css("background-color", "#FFFFFF");
        div {
            border: 2px solid black;
            width: 50%;
            padding: 20px;
        input {
            padding: 5px;
            margin: 10px;
    <!-- click inside the field focusin will take place and when 
                      click outside focusout will take place -->
        Enter name:
        <input type="text">

After clicking inside of the input field focusin will be in action-

After clicking outside of the input field focusout will be in action.

This article is attributed to GeeksforGeeks.org

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