jQuery trigger() Method

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jQuery trigger() Method

The jQuery trigger() method execute all handlers and behaviors attached to the matched elements for the given event type.


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$(selector).trigger(eventType, extraParameters);

Parameter Values

Value Type Explanation
eventType Required Specifies a string containing a JavaScript event type, such as click or submit.
extraParameters Optional Additional parameters to pass along to the event handler.

Browser Support

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