I'm trying to make a widget plugin that allows user to upload image. but I have a problem in jQuery events that it is never happen !


function media_uploader_enqueue() {
    wp_register_script('media-uploader', plugins_url().'/simple-plugin/js/main.js',array('jquery'),null, true);
add_action('admin_enqueue_scripts', 'media_uploader_enqueue');


jQuery(document).ready(function ($) {
    console.log($('#xyz')); // works !

    $('#xyz').click(function (e) {
        console.log("in click event");  // never happens !!


  • 2
    This seems like it's specifically a jquery question about how to fire your jquery event, so as it's not related to Wordpress it might do better on a Web Development stackexchange, or StackOverflow. If you leave the question here you might want to add the HTML of the xyz element too
    – mozboz
    Jul 20, 2020 at 13:00
  • I found the answer and I think this is related to wordpress, thought, thanks for your suggestion @mozboz Jul 20, 2020 at 13:16

1 Answer 1


I Found the answer for my question , And I'm sharing it here in case anyone interested.

the problem was that click event won't work on dynamically generated html elements

and the alternative that worked is using on


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