Execute javascript code when page is loaded Edited

Hi,

I'm writing a plugin that adds some Information to the issue details view.

Therefore I'm using javascript code to add interactions.

my vm-template looks roughly like this (first HTML-Elements then the javascript parts)

<div id="myContent">my content</div>

<script>
document.getElementById("myContent").innerHTML = "my new content";
</script>

the point is that JIRA seems to reassemble the order of the elements. When I test my plugin the getElementById() always fails, because the corresponding element is not yet available in the DOM.

btw. using jQuery(document).ready(function() {...}); doesn't make any difference. Using some blocking interaction in my javascript (e.g. alert()) shows that when it's executed the JIRA-page is not yet complete. It is incomplete until the blocking event of my code returns (see attached screenshot)

So my question is: how can I ensure, that certain parts of the DOM are available when my script is executed.blockingEvent.PNG

2 answers

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Thomas Schlegel Community Champion Apr 05, 2017

Hi Florian,

Questions about developing Plugins for Atlassian Products should better be asked in the Atlassian Developer Community Platform  

Thank you 

Thomas

0 vote

Ideal thing to do is to use a JS file and load it as a resource using the web resource module. And of course, add your code in the ready function because you want to execute it only after the page is loaded.

See https://developer.atlassian.com/jiradev/jira-platform/building-jira-add-ons/jira-plugins2-overview/jira-plugin-module-types/web-resource-plugin-module  

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