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HTML Event Attributes (Updated HTML5 Event Atrributes List)

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HTML Event Attributes represents an event and can be triggered when any user action occurs on specified element. Mostly all event attributes are supported by web browsers in HTML5 documents.

Available HTML Event Attributes

Listed below are the most common HTML event attributes that can be added to any available HTML elements to define events or actions.

Form Event Attributes

Listed below are the common form event attributes that mostly fired on HTML Form elements when any user action triggered but can be fired on all other HTML elements also.

Attribute Value Description
onblur script Event fires immediately after the specified element loses focus
onchange script Event fires immediately when element value is changed
oncontextmenu script Event fires immediately when context menu is triggered
onfocus script Event fires immediately after the specified element gets focus
onformchange script Event fires immediately when a form changes
onforminput script Event fires immediately when a form gets user input
oninput script Event fires immediately when an element gets user input
oninvalid script Event fires immediately when an element is invalid
onreset script Event fires immediately when user clicked on a form reset button
onselect script Event fires immediately after the specified element gets selected
onsubmit script Event fires immediately when a form is submitted
Keyboard Event Attributes

Listed below are the common keyboard event attributes that mostly fired when user take action using keyboard keys.

Attribute Value Description
onkeydown script Event fires immediately when user is pressing a down key from keyboard
onkeypress script Event fires immediately when user presses a key from keyboard
onkeyup script Event fires immediately when user releases a key from keyboard
Mouse Event Attributes

Listed below are the common mouse event attributes that mostly fired on any mouse action.

Attribute Value Description
onclick script Event fires immediately when mouse clicked on the specified element
ondblclick script Event fires immediately when mouse double-click on the specified element
ondrag script Event fires immediately when the specified element is dragged
ondragend script Event fires immediately after ondrag event finished or at the end of a drag operation
ondragenter script Event fires immediately when the specified element has been dragged to any valid drop target
ondragleave script Event fires immediately when the specified element leaves any valid drop target
ondragover script Event fires immediately when the specified element dragged over any valid drop target
ondragstart script Event fires immediately when start of drag operation for specified element
ondrop script Event fires immediately when dragged element is dropped
onmousedown script Event fires immediately when mouse pointer gets down from an element
onmousemove script Event fires immediately when mouse pointer moves over an element
onmouseout script Event fires immediately when mouse pointer gets out from an element
onmouseover script Event fires immediately when mouse pointer moves over an element
onmouseup script Event fires immediately when a mouse pointer is released over an element
onmousewheel script Event fires immediately when mouse wheel being rotated
onscroll script Event fires immediately when the specified element gets scrolled
Media Event Attributes

Listed below are the common media event attributes that mostly fired on any media objects like <embed>, <object>, <audio>, <video> etc.

Attribute Value Description
onabort script Event fires immediately when element is aborted
oncanplay script Event fires when specified file is ready to start playing
oncanplaythrough script Event fires when specified file played till end without pausing for buffering
ondurationchange script Event fires when length of the media changed
onemptied script Event fires when specified media file becomes unavailable or disconnected from server unexpectedly
onended script Event fires when specified media file reached at the end point
onerror script Event fires when media file error occurs while loading
onloadeddata script Event fires when specified media’s data is loaded
onloadedmetadata script Event fires when specified media’s metadata is loaded
onloadstart script Event fires when media file starts loading
onpause script Event fires when media file is paused
onplay script Event fires when media file is ready to play
onplaying script Event fires when media file is start for playing
onprogress script Event fires when web browser is processing for getting the media file data
onratechange script Event fires when media playback rate changed
onreadystatechange script Event fires when ready state changed for each and every time
onseeked script Event fires when seeking attribute value is set to false which indicates media seeking is finished or ended
onseeking script Event fires when seeking attribute value is set to true which indicates media seeking is running or active
onstalled script Event fires whenever web browser is unable to get or fetch media file data for any reason
onsuspend script Event fires whenever web browser fetching the media data is stopped before completely loaded for any reason
ontimeupdate script Event fires whenever playing position has been changed
onvolumechange script Event fires whenever volume is changed
onwaiting script Event fires when media file is paused specially for buffering and expected again to play or resume same media file
Window Event Attributes

Listed below are the common window events attributes specified with <body> tag and mostly fired on any window object.

Attribute Value Description
onafterprint script Event fires immediately after the document is printed
onbeforeprint script Event fires before the document is printed
onbeforeunload script Event fires before the document is unloaded
onerror script Event fires when any error occurs
onhaschange script Event fires when document has been changed
onload script Event fires immediately after page load
onmessage script Event fires when message is triggered out
onoffline script Event fires immediately when document goes to offline mode
ononline script Event fires immediately when document comes in online mode
onpagehide script Event fires whenever document window becomes hidden
onpageshow script Event fires whenever document window becomes visible
onpopstate script Event fires whenever document window’s history has been changed
onredo script Event fires when the document performs redo operation
onresize script Event fires whenever document window is resized
onstorage script Event fires whenever a web browser storage area is updated
onundo script Event fires when the document performs undo operation
onunload script Event fires immediately after page unloaded or web browser’s window has been closed

 

Tip: You can see the complete List of HTML Elements here.
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