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jQuery event.stopPropagation() Method

❮ jQuery Event Methods


Stop the click event from bubbling to parent elements:

  alert("The span element was clicked.");
  alert("The p element was clicked.");
  alert("The div element was clicked.");
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Definition and Usage

The event.stopPropagation() method stops the bubbling of an event to parent elements, preventing any parent event handlers from being executed.

Tip: Use the event.isPropagationStopped() method to check whether this method was called for the event.



Parameter Description
event Required. The event parameter comes from the event binding function

❮ jQuery Event Methods