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Prevent default event action

 / Published in: jQuery


Description: If this method is called, the default action of the event will not be triggered.

For example, clicked anchors will not take the browser to a new URL. We can use event.isDefaultPrevented() to determine if this method has been called by an event handler that was triggered by this event.

  1. $("a").click(function(event) {
  2. event.preventDefault();
  3. //CODE
  4. });

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