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jQuery event.isDefaultPrevented() Method

❮ jQuery Event Methods

Example

Prevent a link from opening the URL, and check if preventDefault() was called:

$("a").click(function(event){
  event.preventDefault();
  alert("Was preventDefault() called: " + event.isDefaultPrevented());
});
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Definition and Usage

The event.isDefaultPrevented() method checks whether the preventDefault() method was called for the event.


Syntax

event.isDefaultPrevented()

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

❮ jQuery Event Methods