pagecontainerbeforechange – How to use it

I have to admit that I just figured out the proper  way to use  pagecontainerbeforechange; previously known as pagebeforechange. Before I explain how to utilize this event, let me tell why it is important and handy.

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jQuery Mobile “Page” Events – Extra

This is a follow-up post on the main one where I will explain some special events that fire when loading external pages via Ajax. Those events are also part of “Page Container” widget, however, they are emitted when an external page (URL) is loaded either by anchor href="link.html" statically, loading a page without navigating to it $.mobile.pageContainer.pagecontainer("load", "URL") or when moving to an external page programmatically $.mobile.pageContainer.pagecontainer("change", "URL").

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jQuery Mobile “Page” Events – What, Why, Where, When & How?

More events: Page Container Load Events.

“Not bad” news: Two plugins that may be of help (Link)

Happy news: jQuery Mobile team is sparing a surprise for us on jQM 1.4.3 release! (Link)

We all know that jQuery-Core requires .ready() to initialize any code uses jQuery. However, it might malfunction when used in jQuery-Mobile, especially when Ajax is enabled. Why? .ready() fires once per document / file, where jQuery-Mobile’s Page Events fire continuously. I don’t want to go deeply into details and lengthy comparisons, let’s just focus on jQuery-Mobile’s Page Events.

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