$(window).load Is Deprecated

For years, I had been using jQuery’s nifty $(window).load handler to do stuff once a page’s scripts, images, etc. finished loading. And then, one day, I went to copy/paste from the .load() documentation and saw a note that it had been deprecated. Oh no!

No need to panic. There’s an easy solution. Instead of this old code:

Use this instead:

It does the same exact thing, only it’ll still work once you upgrade to jQuery 3.

See jQuery’s .on() documentation for more info.


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This post was published on September 11th, 2018 by Robert James Reese in the following categories: JavaScript and jQuery Before using any of the code or other content in this post, you must read and agree to our terms of use.