How To change the color of gridview row on mouseover using JQUERY

How To change the color of gridview row on mouseover using JQUERY

In this post, I will show you how to highlight the grid view row on mouseover. The code is simple and straightforward. Check out the following code snippet.

<%@ Page Language="C#" AutoEventWireup="true" CodeFile="Default3.aspx.cs" Inherits="_Default" %>

<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Transitional//EN" "">
<html xmlns="">
<head id="Head1" runat="server">

    <script src="Scripts/jquery-1.3.2.js" type="text/javascript"></script>

    <script type="text/javascript">
        $(document).ready(function() {
            $("#<%=GridView1.ClientID%> tr").filter(function() {
                return $('td', this).length
                && !('table', this).length
                function() { $(this).css("background-color", "red") },
                function() { $(this).css("background-color", "white") }


    <form id="form1" runat="server">
        <asp:GridView ID="GridView1" runat="server">
using System;
using System.Collections.Generic;
using System.Linq;
using System.Web;
using System.Web.UI;
using System.Web.UI.WebControls;

public partial class _Default : System.Web.UI.Page
    protected void Page_Load(object sender, EventArgs e)
    {  //Create Object of person class
        Person personObject = new Person();
        //Assign Person list to GridView
        GridView1.DataSource = personObject.GetPersonList();
        //Call Bindmethod of GridView

public class Person
    public int ID { get; set; }
    public string Name { get; set; }
    public int Age { get; set; }
    public List<Person> GetPersonList()
        //Retrun List of Person
        List<Person> list = new List<Person>()
            new Person{ID=1,Name="Person1",Age=32},
            new Person{ID=2,Name="Person2",Age=45},
            new Person{ID=3,Name="Person3",Age=43},
            new Person{ID=4,Name="Person4",Age=21},
            new Person{ID=5,Name="Person5",Age=76},
            new Person{ID=6,Name="Person6",Age=54},


        return list;


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