jQuery triggerHandler() Method

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jQuery triggerHandler() Method

The jQuery triggerHandler() method execute all handlers attached to an element for an event.

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 triggerHandler() Method</h1> <button>Click this button</button> <button>Click this button</button> <script> $(document).ready(function(){ $("button").click(function(){ alert("Button was clicked"); }); $("button").triggerHandler("click"); }); </script> </body> </html>

Syntax

$(selector).triggerHandler(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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