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HTML onclick Event Attribute

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Example

Execute a JavaScript when a button is clicked:

<button onclick="copyText()">Copy Text</button>

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Browser Support

Internet Explorer Firefox Opera Google Chrome Safari

The onclick event attribute is supported in all major browsers.


Definition and Usage

The onclick attribute fires on a mouse click on the element.

Note: The onclick attribute CANNOT be used with: <base>, <bdo>, <br>, <head>, <html>, <iframe>, <meta>, <param>, <script>, <style>, or <title>.


Differences Between HTML 4.01 and HTML5

None.


Syntax

<element onclick="script">

Attribute Values

Value Description
script The script to be run on onclick


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