How are the times a user presses the button counted in jQuery?

jQueryWeb DevelopmentFront End Technology

To count how many times a user presses the button, you need to set counter on button click.


Following is the code −

 Live Demo

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html lang="en">
   <meta charset="UTF-8">
   <meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1.0">
<link rel="stylesheet" href="//">
<script src=""></script>
<script src=""></script>
<button id="pressButton">Press Me</button><br>
<h3>The current Value is= </h3>
<h1 id="incrementThisValue">0</h1>
var increment = 0;
var current = document.getElementById('incrementThisValue');
document.getElementById('pressButton').onclick = (event) => {
   current.textContent = ++increment;

To run the above program, save the file name anyName.html (index.html). Right click on the file and select the option “Open with Live Server” in VS Code editor.


The output is as follows −

When you press the button you will get an incremental value which starts from 0,1,2,...N


The output is as follows −

Published on 03-Oct-2020 16:53:41