Skip to content
Related Articles

Related Articles

jQuery UI Selectable stop Event

Improve Article
Save Article
Like Article
  • Last Updated : 15 Dec, 2021

jQuery UI consists of GUI widgets, visual effects, and themes implemented using the jQuery JavaScript Library. jQuery UI is great for building UI interfaces for the webpages. It can be used to build highly interactive web applications or can be used to add widgets easily.

The jQuery UI Selectable stop event is used to triggered when the select operation stopped working.


  • Initialize the Selectable widget with the stop callback function:

    $( ".selector" ).selectable({
     stop: function( event, ui ) {}


  • Bind an event listener to the selectablestop event:

    $(".selector").on("selectablestop", function( event, ui ) {});


  • event: This event is triggered when the selecting starts.
  • ui: It is a jQuery empty object that is used for consistency with other events.

CDN Link: First, add jQuery UI scripts needed for your project.

<link rel=”stylesheet” href=””>
<script src=””></script>
<script src=””></script>



<!doctype html>
<html lang="en">
    <link rel="stylesheet" href=
    <script src=
    <script src=
        h1 {
            color: green;
        #list .ui-selecting {
            background: greenyellow;
        #list .ui-selected {
            color: white;
            background: green;
    <h3>jQuery UI Selectable stop Event</h3>
    <h3>GeeksforGeeks Subjects</h3>
    <ul id="list">
        <li>Data Structure</li>
    <div class="res"></div>
        $(document).ready(function () {
                start: function(event, ui) {
                    $(".res").html("Start Event Triggered");
                stop: function (event, ui) { 
                    $(".res").html("Stop Event Triggered");


Selectable stop Event


My Personal Notes arrow_drop_up
Recommended Articles
Page :

Start Your Coding Journey Now!