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HTML onsearch Event Attribute

❮ HTML Event Attributes


Execute a JavaScript when submitting a search:

<input type="search" onsearch="myFunction()">
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Definition and Usage

The onsearch attribute fires when a user presses the "ENTER" key or clicks the "x" button in an <input> element with type="search".

Browser Support

The numbers in the table specify the first browser version that fully supports the event attribute.

Event Attribute
onsearch Yes Not supported Not supported Yes 15.0


<element onsearch="script">

Attribute Values

Value Description
script The script to be run on onsearch

Technical Details

Supported HTML tags: <input type="search">

Related Pages

HTML DOM reference: onsearch event

❮ HTML Event Attributes