Published Aug 4, 2022Updated Aug 4, 2022
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The .click() method attaches an event handler to the "click" event of an HTML element.



A handler function will be assigned to the "click" event of the HTML element(s) specified by selector.


The following jQuery code will spawn a message box every time a paragraph in the document is clicked:

$("p").click(function() {
alert("Paragraph clicked!");

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