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jQuery Detect and Hide Broken Images

By Sam Deering

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jQuery code snippet to either display a default image for those that are broken or detect and hide all broken images. Hide all those red crosses! ;)

// Replace source
$('img').error(function(){
        $(this).attr('src', 'missing.png');
});

// Or, hide them
$("img").error(function(){
        $(this).hide();
});

Sam Deering has 15+ years of programming and website development experience. He was a website consultant at Console, ABC News, Flight Centre, Sapient Nitro, and the QLD Government and runs a tech blog with over 1 million views per month. Currently, Sam is the Founder of Crypto News, Australia.

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