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    Hello all,

    Here’s the page I’m working on:

    In the upper left hand corner you’ll see the word “test”. The div that holds this text has a class of .trigger-quote-modal. If you click on it, it will open a modal that contains an iframe.

    My issue is that I would like to trigger this modal on links within the rest of the page. Unfortunately, I have content that is being AJAX’d in from a .json file. When clicking on the .trigger-quote-modal elements in this content nothing happens. (Ideally, each button that says “Get a Quote” would be clickable and open up the modal window.)

    I only sort of understand why this doesn’t work. Can anyone help me out with a solution to get this working?


    You need to use jQuery’s “on” method for live event delegation.


    $('.trigger-quote-modal').click(function(e){ ... })


    $('.trigger-quote-modal').on('click', (function(e){ ... })



    Thanks for the reply!

    I changed my code around and it still doesn’t seem to be working. The “test” text at the top of my page still works when clicked. But none of the AJAX’d content is working.

    My old code:
    The new code you provided:


    Scratch that. I figured it out.

    It looks like I needed to add the class after the .on(‘click’, instead of at the beginning. Here’s the code I used and the final page:

    $('.product-line-container').on('click', '.trigger-quote-modal', function (e) {

    Thanks for pointing me in the right direction.

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