jQuery click events not working on iPhone & iPad?

There is an issue with iOS not registering click/touch events bound to elements added after DOM loads. I found out about this problem when I had such a panel that I wanted to be entirely clickable.

Following are solutions
1) Using css style : I’ve found this the easy fix, simply add this to the css

cursor: pointer;
2) Using jQuery : use touchevent for exemple:
$('.clickable-div').on('click touchstart',function(){
//your code

3) Haven’t tested this fully but since iOS fires touch events, this could work, assuming you are in a jQuery setting.

$('a').on('click touchend', function(e) {
var el = $(this);
var link = el.attr('href');
.location = link;

The idea is that Mobile WebKit fires a touchend event at the end of a tap so we listen for that and then redirect the browser as soon as a touchend event has been fired on a link.


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