How to trigger a click using jQuery?

trigger click jQuery

Description About trigger a click:
Bind an event handler to the “click” JavaScript event, or trigger that event on an element.
A way to trigger the event handlers bound to an element without any user interaction via the .trigger() method.

What handlers can be .trigger()’d?
jQuery’s event handling system is a layer on top of native browser events. When an event handler is added using .on( "click", function() {...} ), it can be triggered using jQuery’s .trigger( "click" ) because jQuery stores a reference to that handler when it is originally added. Additionally, it will trigger the JavaScript inside the onclick attribute.

CASE – 1

We can use trigger like this : $("#test1").trigger("click");

CASE – 2

We can use click() function like this : $("#test1").click();




CASE – 3

If we want to write a function on programmatically Click then..

$(document).on("click", "a", function(){
    $(this).text("It works!");


$('#test2').find('span').trigger('click'); // Works

$('#test2 span').trigger('click'); // Also Works

document.getElementById('test1').click(); // Also Works!

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