Execute Javascript after page loads

Posted on 29-04-2013 14:23 by graham
This tutorial describes several approaches to executing a certain piece of Javascript code after the page finishes loading.

Pure Javascript


To do this in pure Javascript, you need to attach a function that executes after the body finishes loading. You can do:
<body onload="someFunction()">

or
window.load = function() { ... }

or
document.load = function() { ... }

Using JQuery


To do the same in JQuery, use the $(document).ready event:
$(document).ready(function() {
...
});
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