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jQuery submit() Method

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Example

Display an alert when a form is submitted:

$("form").submit(function(){
  alert("Submitted");
});

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Definition and Usage

The submit event occurs when a form is submitted.

This event can only be be used on <form> elements.

The submit() method triggers the submit event, or attaches a function to run when a submit event occurs.


Syntax

Trigger the submit event for the selected elements:

$(selector).submit() Try it

Attach a function to the submit event:

$(selector).submit(function) Try it

Parameter Description
function Optional. Specifies the function to run when the submit event is triggered


Examples

Try it Yourself - Examples

Prevent the default action of a submit button
How to prevent the form being submitted using the event.preventDefault() method.


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