For some jQuery plugins it would be useful if we could expose one or more functions, so that we can interact with it from Javascript outside the plugin. If we follow the standard mechanism of plugin authoring, we can only interact with the it at the moment of initialisation. This post will look at two mechanisms that can be used to expose and access plugin functions.

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Saved for reference. An excellent guide and wlakthrough well explained.