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Document Ready in jQuery

Published on January 26, 2016
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    By Alligator.io
    Developer and author at DigitalOcean.
    Document Ready in jQuery

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    jQuery provides and easy way to run code only when the DOM is fully loaded and ready:

    $( document ).ready(function() {
      // do stuff
    });
    

    Shorthand

    You can also use this shorthand:

    $(function() {
        // do stuff
    });
    

    Wait for the entire page

    Use window instead of document to wait until the entire page is ready:

    $( window ).load(function() {
        // do stuff
    });
    

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