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click() jQuery Method

Published on April 23, 2016
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    By Ceferino IV Villareal
    Developer and author at DigitalOcean.
    click() jQuery Method

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    Have a say on what happens when users click stuff on your site:

    $('#my_picture').click(function() {
      // Do stuff

    Trigger a Click

    You can also use the same method to trigger the click event on selected elements:


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