HTML ondrag Attribute
Definition and Usage
ondrag attribute fires when an element or text selection is being dragged.
To learn about Drag and Drop, read our HTML Tutorial on HTML5 Drag and Drop.
Tip: Links and images are draggable by default, and do not
There are many event attributes that are used, and can occur, in the different stages of a drag and drop operation:
- Events fired on the draggable target (the source element):
ondragstart- fires when the user starts to drag an element
ondrag- fires when an element is being dragged
ondragend- fires when the user has finished dragging the element
- Events fired on the drop target:
ondragenter- fires when the dragged element enters the drop target
ondragover- fires when the dragged element is over the drop target
ondragleave- fires when the dragged element leaves the drop target
ondrop- fires when the dragged element is dropped on the drop target
Note: While dragging an element, the
ondrag event fires every
ondrag attribute is part of the Event Attributes, and can be used on any HTML elements.
|All HTML elements||ondrag|
The numbers in the table specify the first browser version that fully supports the event attribute.