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jQuery Equalize Column Heights

By Sam Deering



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Simple jQuery code snippet to make your column heights equal.

// Equalize column heights
var tallest = 0;
$('#list, #of, #elements')
	var thisHeight = $(this).outerHeight();
	if (thisHeight > tallest) tallest = thisHeight;
	'overflow': 'auto',
	'height': tallest

Sam Deering has 15+ years of programming and website development experience. He was a website consultant at Console, ABC News, Flight Centre, Sapient Nitro, and the QLD Government and runs a tech blog with over 1 million views per month. Currently, Sam is the Founder of Crypto News, Australia.

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