jQuery event.delegateTarget Property

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jQuery event.delegateTarget Property

The jQuery event.delegateTarget property returns the element where the currently-called jQuery event handler was attached.

Note: This property is most often useful in delegated events attached by delegate() or on() method, where the event handler is attached at an ancestor of the element being processed.


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<!DOCTYPE html> <html lang="en-US"> <head> <script src="https://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/3.5.1/jquery.min.js"></script> </head> <body> <h1>jQuery event.delegateTarget Property</h1> <div> <p>This is paragraph inside div.</p> <button>Click Me</button> </div> <div> <p>This is paragraph inside div.</p> <button>Click Me</button> </div> <script> $(document).ready(function(){ $("div").on("click", "button", function(e){ $(e.delegateTarget).css("color", "red"); }); }); </script> </body> </html>




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