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jQuery to hide a DIV when the user clicks outside of container

- Html code

<a href="#" class="select-link">Select List</a> <ul class="dropdown-menu-list">     <li><a href="#">My item name 1</a></li>     <li><a href="#">My item name 2</a></li>     <li><a href="#">My item name 3</a></li>     <li><a href="#">My item name 4</a></li> </ul>
- Css Code

.dropdown-menu-list {display:none;}

- jQuery Code

$(".select-link").on('click',function(e) {     e.preventDefault();     $(".dropdown-menu-list").show(); })

$(document).mouseup(function (e) {     var container = $("YOUR CONTAINER SELECTOR");     if (! // if the target of the click isn't the container...         && container.has( === 0) // ... nor a descendant of the container     {         container.hide();     } });