jQuery delegate() Method

Last Updated Jul 15, 2015, 04:00:25 PM

jQuery delegate() Method

jQuery delegate() method is used to attach a handler to one or more events for all matched elements.


As of jQuery 1.7, delegate() method has been substituted by the .on() method. Earlier version the most effective way to use the event was delegation.

Here is an example to use jquery delegate() method


In the above example, what jquery delegate() method does is , everytime you click on the html body content, it will add another paragraph which contains text "Added another element"

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The content and methods in the tutorial has been referred and updated with jQuery API and The jQuery Foundation

Last Updated Jul 15, 2015, 04:00:25 PM