Why Experts Exchange?

Experts Exchange always has the answer, or at the least points me in the correct direction! It is like having another employee that is extremely experienced.

Jim Murphy
Programmer at Smart IT Solutions

When asked, what has been your best career decision?

Deciding to stick with EE.

Mohamed Asif
Technical Department Head

Being involved with EE helped me to grow personally and professionally.

Carl Webster
CTP, Sr Infrastructure Consultant
Ask ANY Question

Connect with Certified Experts to gain insight and support on specific technology challenges including:

Troubleshooting
Research
Professional Opinions
Ask a Question
Did You Know?

We've partnered with two important charities to provide clean water and computer science education to those who need it most. READ MORE

troubleshooting Question

jquery, click

Avatar of ITsolutionWizard
ITsolutionWizardFlag for United States of America asked on
JavaScriptjQuery
14 Comments1 Solution110 ViewsLast Modified:
Do you know why the first click on button does not work? It actually does not do anything.
However, when i click 2 times, it works.


             <form role="form" class="search-form"  >
                                                <div class="form-group">
                                                    <input required type="email" class="form-control" 
                                                           id="search" name="search" 
                                                           placeholder="Enter your email">
                                                    <button id="gotoNext" name="gotoNext" onclick="fnNext()" class="btn btn-theme" type="button">
                                                        Get Started <i class="fa fa-chevron-right"></i>
                                                    </button>
                                                    <br />
                                                    <label style="color:white;">Your Information is safe & secure</label>
                                                </div>
                                            </form>
                                            <script>
                                                        function validateEmail($email) {
                                                          var emailReg = /^([\w-\.]+@([\w-]+\.)+[\w-]{2,4})?$/;
                                                          return emailReg.test($email);
                                                        }

                                                        function fnNext() {
                                                            $('#gotoNext').click(function () {
                                                                var email = $('#search').val();
                                                                var url = '../Quote/BondInfo?search=' + email;
                                                                if (email == '')
                                                                {
                                                                    alert("Invalid Email. Please try again!");
                                                                }
                                                                else if (!validateEmail(email))
                                                                {
                                                                    alert("Invalid Email format. Please try again!");
                                                                }
                                                                else
                                                                {
                                                                    localStorage.setItem('email', email);
                                                                    window.location.replace(encodeURI(url));
                                                                }
                                                            }); 
                                                      }
                                            </script>