How to Disable a Button with jQuery CodeUnit 25 FEB 2010

Disabling a button on a webpage using jQuery is remarkable simple – just set the selected button’s disabled attribute to true, in other words, make use of a .attr(‘disabled’,true) function call.

This can then obviously be extended to disabling all buttons on a webpage using the following snippet of code:

$('input[type=button]').attr('disabled', true);

Like I said, remarkably simple. (Obviously to enable you simply set the attribute to false again!)

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