jQuery event.isDefaultPrevented() Method

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jQuery event.isDefaultPrevented Property

The jQuery event.isDefaultPrevented() property returns whether event.preventDefault() was ever called on this event object.

Note: This method does not accept any arguments.

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 event.isDefaultPrevented() Method</h1> <a href="/css">Learn CSS</a> <script> $(document).ready(function(){ $("a").click(function(e){ e.preventDefault(); alert(e.isDefaultPrevented()); }); }); </script> </body> </html>

Syntax

event.isDefaultPrevented();

Return Value

Value Explanation
true preventDefault() is used.
false preventDefault() is NOT used.

Browser Support

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