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HTML contextmenu Attribute


Definition and Usage

The contextmenu attribute specifies a context menu for an element. The context menu appears when a user right-clicks on the element.

The value of the contextmenu attribute is the id of the <menu> element to open.


Applies to

The contextmenu attribute is part of the Global Attributes, and can be used on any HTML element.

Element Attribute
All HTML elements contextmenu

Example

Example

Specify a context menu for a <div> element. The context menu appears when a user right-clicks on the element:

<div contextmenu="mymenu">

<menu type="context" id="mymenu">
  <menuitem label="Refresh"></menuitem>
  <menuitem label="Twitter"></menuitem>
</menu>

</div>
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Browser Support

Attribute
contextmenu Not supported Not supported Yes Not supported Not supported