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jQuery Click Event

The jQuery event click() method is triggered when an element is clicked. The click() method triggers the click event or specifies a function to run when a click event occurs.

Syntax

$(selector).click()
$(selector).click(function)
Parameter Description
function Optional. Function to run when the event occurs

Basic Example

In the jQuery code listed above, the click() method specifies that a function should run when the click event occurs. In the example below, the div element will be hidden once it is clicked.

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

<script type="text/javascript">
    $(document).ready(function () {
        $("div.#hideMe").click(function () {
            $("div.#hideMe").hide();
        });
    });
</script>

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