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DOM element data removal.

Description

The jQuery.removeData() jQuery Data utility method, removes the specified data that was previously stored with the jQuery.data() method.

Shorthand version $.removeData()

  • The jQuery.removeData() method is a low-level method which we are showing for completeness.
  • We suggest using the .removeData() method instead.

Syntax

Signature Description
jQuery.removeData( element [, name] )Remove the specified data that was previously stored, optionally passing the name of the data.

Parameters

Parameter Description Type
elementA DOM element to remove data from.Element
nameA string identifying the data to remove.String

Return

A jQuery object.


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