How to stop the bubbling of an event to parent elements in jQuery?

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To stop the bubbling of an event to parent elements, use the stopPropagation() method. You can try to run the following code to learn how to stop the bubbling of an event to parent elements −

Example

Live Demo

<html>

   <head>
      <title>jQuery stopPropagation() method</title>
      <script src = "https://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/2.1.3/jquery.min.js"></script>
       
      <script>
         $(document).ready(function() {
            $("div").click(function(event){
               alert("This is : " + $(this).text());

               event.stopPropagation();
            });
         });
      </script>
       
      <style>
         div {
             margin:10px;
             padding:12px;
             border:2px solid #666;
             width:160px;
         }
      </style>
   </head>
   
   <body>
   
      <p>Click on any box to see the effect:</p>
       
      <div id = "div1" style = "background-color:blue;">
         OUTER BOX
         <div id = "div2" style = "background-color:red;">
            INNER BOX
         </div>
      </div>
       
   </body>
   
</html>
raja
Published on 20-Dec-2017 10:07:14
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