What is event.PreventDefault in jQuery?

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Posted On: May 13, 2020

 

The event.preventDefault() method is used to stop all the default actions and event bubbling of an element from starting.

Syntax

event.preventDefault() 
<script> 
$(document).ready(function(){ 
$("a").click(function(event){ 
   event.preventDefault(); 
}); 
}); 
</script> 

Here, the preventDefault() method prevents the link from opening the URL.

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