javascript node Check if event target is hyperlink



javascript event target node (2)

I have a large div inside there which are smaller divs, achor tags and other elements. Each large div in my program is bound to "mousedown" event and inside the onMouseDown handler, I basically check the event.target.

If a user clicks on an items that is a hyper link, I want to check if event.target was hyperlink and then navigate to that link if event.target was a hyperlink. How can that be done?

Here's the structure of the divsa and elements.

<div class="camp-name">
    <span class="btnCampaign"><div class=""></div></span>
    <span class="campaign-name">
       <a href="http://www.google.com">Some Link here</a>
    </span>
</div>
<div class="campaign-name-sub">
   <span class="campaign-accountname">Some Text here</span>
   <span class="seprator">|</span>
   <span class="brandname">Some Text here</span>
</div>

JS

var label = label.createElement("DIV");
label.innerHMTL = src //src is the above html that is seen here
    Plugin.addEventListener(label, "mousedown", params.onMouseDown);


Plugin.onMouseDown() = function(event) {
var target = (event.currentTarget) ? event.currentTarget : event.srcElement;
        if (target.tagName.toLowerCase() === "a" && target !== undefined) {
            console.log(target.href);
            Plugin.stopPropagation(event);
        }
};

Answer #1

I tried modifying your code and there were multiple problems with the code and corrected them.

This is the JavaScript part

var src = '<div class="camp-name"><span class="btnCampaign"><div class=""></div></span><span class="campaign-name"><a href="http://www.google.com">Some Link here</a></span></div>';

var label = document.createElement('DIV')
label.innerHTML = src;
var topdiv = document.getElementById("test");
console.log(label)
topdiv.appendChild(label);

label.addEventListener('click', test, false);

function test(event) {
    if(event.target.tagName.toLowerCase() === 'a') {
        var href = event.target.href;
        console.log(href);
    }
    window.location = href;
};

This is the HTML part of it

<div id="test">
 test
</div>

I did this in a jsfiddle http://jsfiddle.net/KDejm/1/

Please let me know if the vent is captured correctly.


Answer #2

You should get it through

if(event.target.tagName.toLowerCase() === 'a')
{
    event.target.href; //this is the url where the anchor tag points to.
}




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