jQuery Disable Input Field

Simple jQuery code snippet to disable and input field so that the user cannot change the value of the text box on a form for example.


Alternative methods

A whole heap of ways to do like the easier task ever which I have seen people do mostly with click events.

	onclick = $(this).attr('onclick');
	return false;
$('input').each(function () {
this.onclick = undefined;
// Do something
var original_onclick = $('.del').attr('onclick');