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Touch events

Discover the basics of working with touch events in JavaScript

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Touch events are those events that are triggered when viewing the page on a mobile device, like a smartphone or a tablet.

They allow you to track multitouch events.

We have 4 touch events:

Every time a touch event occurs we are passed a touch event:

const link = document.getElementById('my-link')
link.addEventListener('touchstart', event => {
  // touch event started

Here are all the properties we can access on that event

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