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jQuery keypress()

The jQuery keypress() method is used to attach a function to run when a keypress event occurs i.e, when a keyboard button is pressed down.


To trigger the keypress event for selected elements.


To add a function to the keypress event.



  • It is an optional parameter.
  • The function parameter specifies the function to run when the event occurs.



<!DOCTYPE html>
<script src=""></script>
i = 0;  
    	$("span").text (i += 1);  
Write something: <input type="text">  
<p>Key presses: <span>0</span></p>  

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