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JavaScript Interacting with the DOM Traversing the DOM Event Bubbling and Delegation

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Steven Parker
Steven Parker
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Bubbling will go all the way up unless it is intercepted.

Gerald Bishop
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Gerald Bishop
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In this video does intercepted mean the mouseover event being handled by the event listener on the div? So that event doesn’t reach the body or document elements?

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
228,991 Points

Bubbling can be intercepted by a handler calling the stopPropagation method on the event object.