jQuery event.stopPropagation() Method

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jQuery event.stopPropagation() Method

The jQuery event.stopPropagation() method stops the bubbling of an event to parent elements, preventing any parent event handlers from being executed.

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.stopPropagation() Method</h1> <div style="border:1px solid black;"> Click on this div. <p>Click on this paragraph.</p> </div> <script> $(document).ready(function(){ $("div").click(function(e){ alert("div is clicked"); }); $("p").click(function(e){ alert("p is clicked"); e.stopPropagation(); }); }); </script> </body> </html>

Syntax

event.stopPropagation();

Browser Support

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