jQuery removeData() with Examples

The removeData() method in jQuery is used to remove the data set with the data() method.


The syntax is as follows −


Above, the name parameter is used to specify the name of the data to remove.


Let us now see an example to implement the jQuery removeData() method 

 Live Demo

<!DOCTYPE html>
<script src="https://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/3.4.1/jquery.min.js"></script>
         $("div").data("student", "Jack Sparrow");
         alert("Student Name = " +$("div").data("student"));
         alert("Student Name = " +$("div").data("Jack Sparrow"));
.button1 {
   background-color: orange;
   color: white;
.button2 {
   background-color: orange;
   color: white;
<h2>Demo Heading</h2>
<button class="button1">Attach</button><br><br>
<button class="button2">Remove</button>


This will produce the following output −

Now, click “Attach” to display data. The data would be visible on the alert box −

Click “Remove” to remove data. Now, the Student Name would be undefined −