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The following article demonstrates how to use and subscribe to the OnClientNodeClicked client-side event of the RadNavigation control.

The client-side OnClientNodeClicked event of the RadNavigation is raised immediately after the user clicks on a Node. To handle this event, simply write a JavaScript function that can be called when the event occurs.Then assign the name of this function as the value of the OnClientNodeClicked property.The client-side OnClientNodeClicked event handler receives two arguments:

  • sender — the RadNavigation object that fired the event.

  • Event arguments—an event arguments object that exposes the following methods:

ButtonClicking Event Arguments Object

Name Parameters Return Type Description
get_node() Telerik.Web.UI.NavigationNode Returns an instance of NavigationNode that has just been clicked.

Example 1: Handle the RadNavigation's client-side OnClientNodeClicked event.

<script type="text/javascript">
    function OnClientNodeClicked(sender, eventArgs) {
        var clickedNodeText = eventArgs.get_node().get_text();
        alert("You have just clicked on node with text " + clickedNodeText);

<telerik:radnavigation runat="server" id="RadNavigation1" onclientnodeclicked="OnClientNodeClicked">
        <telerik:NavigationNode Text="Node1"></telerik:NavigationNode>
        <telerik:NavigationNode Text="Node2"></telerik:NavigationNode>
        <telerik:NavigationNode Text="Node3"></telerik:NavigationNode>
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