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Opened 10 years ago

Closed 10 years ago

Last modified 10 years ago

#11465 closed bug (invalid)

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

Reported by: [email protected] Owned by: [email protected]
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 10 years ago by sindresorhus

Owner: set to [email protected]
Status: newpending

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comment:2 Changed 10 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 10 years ago by [email protected]

Sorry, I missed the previous comment.

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

comment:4 Changed 10 years ago by [email protected]

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

comment:5 Changed 10 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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