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jQuery event.data property is used to contain the optional data which is passed to an event method. The data is passed when the currently executing handler is bound. 

Syntax:

event.data

Parameters:

  • event: It is the parameter that is used to specify the name of the event type on the selector.

Example 1: The below example illustrates the event.data method in jQuery.

HTML

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
 
<head>
    <title>The event.data property</title>
    <script src=
    </script>
 
    <script type="text/javascript">
        $(document).ready(function () {
            $('#ClickMe').on('click', {
                msg: 'GFG says hi to',
                name: 'John Doe'
            }, sayHello);
 
            $('#ClickMe').on('click', {
                msg: 'GFG says Hi!!'
            }, sayHello);
 
            $('#ClickMe').on('click', sayHello);
 
            function sayHello(event) {
                if (event.data == null) {
                    alert('No name or msg provided');
                } else {
                    alert('Hello ' + event.data.msg +
                        (event.data.name != null ? ' '
                            + event.data.name : ''));
                }
            }
        });
    </script>
</head>
 
<body style="font-family:Arial">
    <input id="ClickMe" type="button" value="Click Me" />
</body>
 
</html>

                    

Output:

Example 2: In this example, the message will show in the output box when either box is clicked.

HTML

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
 
<head>
    <title>The event.data property</title>
    <script src=
    </script>
 
    <script type="text/javascript">
        $(document).ready(function () {
            $('#1').on('click', {
                msg: 'GFG says hi to',
                name: 'John Doe'
            }, sayHello);
 
            $('#2').on('click', {
                msg: 'GFG says Hi!!'
            }, sayHello);
 
            $('#1').on('click', sayHello);
            $('#2').on('click', sayHello);
 
            function sayHello(event) {
                if (event.data == null) {
                    alert('No name or msg provided');
                } else {
                    $("#output").html('Hello ' + event.data.msg +
                        (event.data.name != null ? ' '
                            + event.data.name : ''));
                }
            }
        });
    </script>
    <style>
        #output {
            margin: 10px;
            padding: 10px;
            height: 25px;
            width: 300px;
            border: 2px solid green;
            display: block;
        }
    </style>
</head>
 
<body style="font-family:Arial">
    <input id="1" type="text" value="Geeksforgeeks" />
    <input id="2" type="text" value="Welcome to GFG" />
    <div id="output"></div>
</body>
 
</html>

                    

Output:



Last Updated : 11 Jan, 2024
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