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Opened 8 years ago

Closed 8 years ago

Last modified 8 years ago

#11465 closed bug (invalid)

$.data() doesn't work on <object>

Reported by: contact@… Owned by: contact@…
Priority: undecided Milestone: None
Component: unfiled Version: 1.7.1
Keywords: Cc:
Blocked by: Blocking:


(jQuery 1.7.1)




jQuery('#playerContainer').data("foo", "bar")




(Works on any other tag)



jQuery('#FBEnrjFriendzoneContainer').data("foo", "bar")




Change History (6)

comment:1 Changed 8 years ago by sindresorhus

Owner: set to contact@…
Status: newpending

Thanks for taking the time to contribute to the jQuery project! Please provide a complete reduced test case on jsFiddle to help us assess your ticket.

Additionally, be sure to test against the jQuery Edge version to ensure the issue still exists. To get you started, use this boilerplate: http://jsfiddle.net/FrKyN/ Open the link and click to "Fork" (in the top menu) to get started.

comment:2 Changed 8 years ago by trac-o-bot

Resolution: invalid
Status: pendingclosed

Because we get so many tickets, we often need to return them to the initial reporter for more information. If that person does not reply within 14 days, the ticket will automatically be closed, and that has happened in this case. If you still are interested in pursuing this issue, feel free to add a comment with the requested information and we will be happy to reopen the ticket if it is still valid. Thanks!

comment:3 Changed 8 years ago by contact@…

Sorry, I missed the previous comment.

Here is a jsFiddle test case for that bug : http://jsfiddle.net/jucrouzet/DL4hZ/

comment:4 Changed 8 years ago by contact@…

It seems that previous test was not saved correctly, here is the good test : http://jsfiddle.net/jucrouzet/DL4hZ/2/

comment:5 Changed 8 years ago by Rick Waldron

See: http://api.jquery.com/data/

Due to the way browsers interact with plugins and external code, the .data() method cannot be used on <object> (unless it's a Flash plugin), <applet> or <embed> elements.

To get around this, your object element requires the classid attribute, having this value:


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