Javascript Show/Hide tweak

Posted on 2014-03-25
Last Modified: 2014-03-28
I have a simple javascript "show/hide" snippet I am using to show more content.

Use clicks "see more" and content drops down. He clicks "hide" and the content slides back up and away.

Problem is I would like to hide the "See more" once its clicked and show it again when "hide" is clicked.

Here is the Javascript:

<script type="text/javascript">

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And here is the Div that is being shown/hidden:

<div class="slidingDiv">Content of showhide div</div>

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and here are the two, identical show and hide links which obviously have the same basic affect:

<a href="#" class="show_hide">(see more)</a>

<a href="#" class="show_hide">(hide)</a>

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Any thoughts on modifying this to hide the See More would be great
Question by:mcpilot1
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<a href="#" class="show_hide">(see more)</a>
<div class="slidingDiv">Content of showhide div</div> 

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        varText=($(this).text()=="(see more)")?"(hide)":"(see more)"

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Author Comment

ID: 39961442

INterestingly, while it's working on your code site, it's not working on the actual site. I have replaced the script in the header, basically overwriting the original version that I posted and it's not working. The "See More" is not appearing at all, despite being vieeable in the source code.

It should be a jquery conflict because the original code worked, and this is but a minor variation of that. I have attached the entire source code as an attachment since this is a shopify file and it's nearly impossible to view the dev site.

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Expert Comment

ID: 39961805
You have this in your css - stylesheet.css line 513

.show_hide {
    display: none;

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