jQuery blur() Method

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jQuery blur() Method

The jQuery blur() method is used for the following 2 purpose

  1. To run a callback when a specified element is blurred.
  2. To trigger the blur event of a specified element.

Run a Callback

In the following example, we will run a callback function when an input is blurred.

Example

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<!DOCTYPE html> <html lang="en-US"> <head> <script src="https://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/3.5.1/jquery.min.js"></script> </head> <body> <h1>jQuery blur() Method</h1> <input type="text"> <script> $(document).ready(function(){ $("input").blur(function(){ alert("Input is blurred"); }); }); </script> </body> </html>

Syntax

$(selector).blur(callback);

Parameter Values

ValueTypeExplanation
callback Optional Specifies a function to be called once the input is blurred.

Browser Support

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Trigger a blur Event

In the following example, we will trigger a blur event when a button is clicked.

Example

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<!DOCTYPE html> <html lang="en-US"> <head> <script src="https://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/3.5.1/jquery.min.js"></script> </head> <body> <h1>jQuery blur() Method</h1> <p>Focus the input and type something and click outside the input to blur, or click on the button.</p> <input type="text"> <button>Trigger blur Event</button> <script> $(document).ready(function(){ $("input").blur(function(){ alert("Input is blurred"); }); $("button").click(function(){ $("input").blur(); }); }); </script> </body> </html>

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