jQuery unload() Method
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Definition and Usage
The unload() method was deprecated in jQuery version 1.8 and removed in version 3.0. Use the on() or trigger() method instead.
.on("unload", handler) instead of
.unload(handler) and .
trigger("unload") instead of
The unload event occurs when the user navigates away from the page.
The unload event is triggered when:
- a link to leave the page is clicked
- a new URL is typed in the address bar
- the forward or back buttons are used
- the browser window is closed
- the page is reloaded
The unload() method specifies what happens when a unload event occurs.
The unload() method should only be used on the window object.
Note: The unload event might work differently in different browsers. Be sure to test this method in all browsers, before use.
|function||Required. Specifies the function to run when the unload event is triggered|