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jQuery - ready( fn ) Method


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Description:

The ready( fn ) method binds a function to be executed whenever the DOM is ready to be traversed and manipulated.

This method is a replacement for using window.onload

Syntax:

Here is the simple syntax to use this method:

selector.ready( fn )

Parameters:

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

  • fn: The function to be executed when the DOM is ready.

Example:

Following is a simple example a simple showing the usage of this method:

<html>
<head>
<title>the title</title>
   <script type="text/javascript" 
   src="/jquery/jquery-1.3.2.min.js"></script>
   <script type="text/javascript" language="javascript">
   
   $(document).ready(function() {
      $("div").text("The DOM is now loaded...");
   });

   </script>
   <style>
      .div{ margin:10px;padding:12px;
             border:2px solid #666;
             width:200px;
           }
  </style>
</head>
<body>
   <div class="div" style="background-color:blue;"></div>
</body>
</html>

To understand it in better way you can Try it yourself.



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