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stopImmediatePropagation vs stopPropagation

Written byPhuoc Nguyen
24 Jun, 2020
Last updated
21 Sep, 2020
The `stopImmediatePropagation()` method prevents the event from bubbling up to the parent elements like the `stopPropagation()` method does. However, it prevents other listeners of the same event from being called.
Let's say that we attach different listeners that handle the same event to the same element. When the event occurs, the listeners are executed in the same order as they were added.
If we call the `stopImmediatePropagation()` method in a given listener, then the remaining listeners will not be called.
In the following sample code, there are 3 listeners that handle the click event of a button represented by `button`.
button.addEventListener('click', function () {

button.addEventListener('click', function (e) {

button.addEventListener('click', function () {
Clicking the button will print `foo` and `bar` in the Console. We won't see `baz` because the last listener isn't called.

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