More "Try it Yourself" examples below.
The onmouseover event occurs when the mouse pointer is moved onto an element, or onto one of its children.
Tip: This event is often used together with the onmouseout event, which occurs when a user moves the mouse pointer out of an element.
Note: The addEventListener() method is not supported in Internet Explorer 8 and earlier versions.
|Supported HTML tags:||All HTML elements, EXCEPT: <base>, <bdo>, <br>, <head>, <html>, <iframe>, <meta>, <param>, <script>, <style>, and <title>|
|DOM Version:||Level 2 Events|
This example demonstrates the difference between the onmousemove, onmouseenter and mouseover events: