Skippy Skippy - 2 years ago 121
Javascript Question

get bootstrap modal element id on

I am looking to return the element ID of the currently being hidden modal in bootstrap. I cannot seem to find a way to capture this via this code:

$(document).on('', function (e) {

// I want to know what the attr ID is of THIS modal being closed?
// I tried console.log(e) to see if I could find the reference but its not in the object?


The purpose is to have this for all modals, some modals contain input fields, if changed to a dirty flag I can alert the user that data loss may occur if they close this modal.

Answer Source

If you log the event you receive inside that handler function, you'll notice there is a target node on their that contains the actual modal. So getting the id should be as simple as:

var id =;

have a look at the demo I set up:
On close you'll see the modal id in the console.

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