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jQuery blur() Method

❮ jQuery Event Methods


Attach a function to the blur event. The blur event occurs when the <input> field loses focus:

  alert("This input field has lost its focus.");
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Definition and Usage

The blur event occurs when an element loses focus.

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

Tip: This method is often used together with the focus() method.


Trigger the blur event for the selected elements:

$(selector).blur() Try it

Attach a function to the blur event:

$(selector).blur(function) Try it

Parameter Description
function Optional. Specifies the function to run when the blur event occurs

❮ jQuery Event Methods