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onclick Event

Event Object Reference Event Object

Example

Execute a JavaScript when a button is clicked:

<button onclick="myFunction()">Click me</button>

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Definition and Usage

The onclick event occurs when the user clicks on an element.

Syntax

In HTML:

<element onclick="SomeJavaScriptCode">

In JavaScript:

object.onclick=function(){SomeJavaScriptCode};

Parameter Description
SomeJavaScriptCode Required. Specifies a JavaScript to be executed when the event occurs


Browser Support

Internet Explorer Firefox Opera Google Chrome Safari

The onclick event is supported in all major browsers.


onclick In HTML

The onclick attribute can be used within ALL HTML elements, EXCEPT: <base>, <bdo>, <br>, <head>, <html>, <iframe>, <meta>, <param>, <script>, <style>, and <title>.


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