jQuery - bind( type, [data], fn ) Method


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Description:

The bind( type, [data], fn ) method binds a handler to one or more events (like click) for each matched element. Can also bind custom events.

Possible event values: blur, focus, load, resize, scroll, unload, click etc.

Syntax:

Here is the simple syntax to use this method:

selector.bind( type, [data], fn )

Parameters:

Here is the description of all the parameters used by this method:

  • type: One or more event types separated by a space.

  • data: This is optional paramter and represents additional data passed to the event handler as event.data.

  • fn: A function to bind to the event on each of the set of matched elements.

Example:

Following is a simple example a simple showing the usage of this method. Here it binds click event with each <div> element:

<html>
<head>
<title>The jQuery Example</title>
   <script type="text/javascript" 
   src="http://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/2.1.3/jquery.min.js"></script>
   <script type="text/javascript" language="javascript">
   
   $(document).ready(function() {

     $('div').bind('click', function( event ){
         alert('Hi there!');
     });

   });

   </script>
   <style>
      .div{ margin:10px;padding:12px;
             border:2px solid #666;
             width:60px;
           }
  </style>
</head>
<body>
   <p>Click on any square below to see the result:</p>
   <div class="div" style="background-color:blue;"></div>
   <div class="div" style="background-color:green;"></div>
   <div class="div" style="background-color:red;"></div>
</body>
</html>