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JavaScript jQuery Basics Understanding jQuery Events and DOM Traversal Using Events with Dynamically Added Elements

I don't understand how this is possible if the button element does not exist in the DOM in the first place?

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1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
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Delegated handlers do not manipulate anything that doesn't exist. However, when new items are created that trigger events, the delegated handler responds as the event "bubbles up" to the element it is listening on.