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Detect clicks outside of an element

Written byPhuoc Nguyen
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Level 1 — Basic
Created
18 Feb, 2020
Check if a click was outside of the `ele` element:
document.addEventListener('click', function (evt) {
const isClickedOutside = !ele.contains(evt.target);

// `isClickedOutside` is true if the clicked target is outside of `ele`
});

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