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what is the difference between .on(click) and .onclick() ?

what is the difference between .on(click) and .onclick() , and when should you use one vs another?

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Steven Parker
Steven Parker
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I'm not familiar with ".onclick()". But if you're asking about the jQuery function .click( handler ), it is (as described in the documentation) just a shorthand for: .on( "click", handler ). There's no difference.

But there are other ways to use .on(), including the creation of delegated handlers.

For complete details, see the documentation pages for .click() and .on().