click() method in jQuery is a built-in method that fires an event when the relevant element is clicked on. Clicked on simply means that the user presses and releases the mouse button on that element.
click() method has two ways that it can be called:
The illustration below shows the method signature:
Now that we know how to call this method, let’s look at both implementations of the
This implementation takes in input a
function and runs that when the
click() method is called.
bodyof the HTML code and is written between the
thisoperator to apply the
togglemethod on the object using a delay of 1000 ms.
In this case, the
cick() method is called to fire an
onclick event already assigned to an element. This way a separate element can also be used to call the
onclick event of another element. The example below shows how this is done.
The first step is to first declare an object of a particular style attribute which is clickable and declare and
onclick action for it as shown on line 11.
The second step is to create a
script block in the
body of the code where the
click() method is now attributed to a different style format,
The third step is to call the already defined
onclick method for
h1 within this function call, as shown on line 15.
This then calls the same
onlick method for a particular attribute on a completely separate one.
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