.removeData( [name ] )Returns: jQuery
Description: Remove a previously-stored piece of data.
version added: 1.2.3.removeData( [name ] )
nameType: StringA string naming the piece of data to delete.
version added: 1.7.removeData( [list ] )
listAn array or space-separated string naming the pieces of data to delete.
.removeData() method allows us to remove values that were previously set using
.data(). When called with the name of a key,
.removeData() deletes that particular value; when called with no arguments, all values are removed. Removing data from jQuery's internal
.data() cache does not affect any HTML5
data- attributes in a document; use
.removeAttr() to remove those.
.removeData("name"), jQuery will attempt to locate a
data- attribute on the element if no property by that name is in the internal data cache. To avoid a re-query of the
data- attribute, set the name to a value of either
.data("name", undefined)) rather than using
As of jQuery 1.7, when called with an array of keys or a string of space-separated keys,
.removeData() deletes the value of each key in that array or string.
As of jQuery 1.4.3, calling
.removeData() will cause the value of the property being removed to revert to the value of the data attribute of the same name in the DOM, rather than being set to
Set a data store for 2 names then remove one of them.