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The orientationchange event is fired when the orientation of the device changed.

General info

Specification
Screen Orientation
Interface
Event
Bubbles
No
Cancelable
No
Target
Screen
Default Action
None

Properties

Property Type Description
target Read only EventTarget The event target (the topmost target in the DOM tree).
type Read only DOMString The type of event.
bubbles Read only boolean Does the event normally bubble?
cancelable Read only boolean Is it possible to cancel the event?

Example

// Note that "orientationchange" and screen.orientation are unprefixed in the following
// code although this API is still vendor-prefixed browsers implementing it.
screen.addEventListener("orientationchange", function() {
    alert("the orientation of the device is now " + screen.orientation);
});

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