Show / Hide Text Blocks Question

Posted on 2013-01-21
Last Modified: 2013-01-22
Hi everyone,

I have some text on the page arranged liked this:

Block 1 of text

Block 2 of text

Would someone be able to help me so that if you click on the title it shows the block of text underneath and if you click on the title again it hides the text?


Question by:TLN_CANADA
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by:Rikin Shah
ID: 38804206
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Accepted Solution

Pratima Pharande earned 500 total points
ID: 38804233
try this

<title>my javascript show script</title>

<script type="text/javascript">
      function showStuff(id) {
      if (document.getElementById(id).style.display == 'block')
            document.getElementById(id).style.display = 'none';
            document.getElementById(id).style.display = 'block'


<p><a href="#" onclick="showStuff('answer1'); return false;">What price are your apples?</a><br>
<span id="answer1" style="display: none;">Our apples are 30 pence each. If you buy 10 or more we can sell them at a discounted bulk rate of 25 pence each.</span></p>


Author Comment

ID: 38804275
Thank you pratima, it works except when I put php in the output it does not hide on the page load:

<p><a href="#" onclick="showStuff('answer1'); return false;">Today:</a><br>
<span id="answer1" style="display: none;"><?php foreach ($res as $k => $v) {
    echo str_replace('__', $v, $html[$k]) . PHP_EOL;
} ?>

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Do I need to put something around the php for it to work?


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Expert Comment

by:Pratima Pharande
ID: 38804320
try puttin simple PHP text only rather than Loop

Author Comment

ID: 38804327
Tell you tell me how to print the results of the loop into another variable and then print this variable here as I need the results of the loop in this block. Thanks for your help :)

Author Comment

ID: 38808682
Thanks, I have this figured out now.

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