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    The readystatechange event is fired when the readyState attribute of a document has changed.

    General info

    Specification
    HTML5
    Interface
    Event
    Bubbles
    No
    Cancelable
    No
    Target
    Document
    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

    // alternative to DOMContentLoaded
    document.onreadystatechange = function () {
        if (document.readyState == "complete") {
            initApplication();
        }
    }
    

    Browser compatibility

    This event has long been supported by Internet Explorer and can be used as an alternative to the DOMContentLoaded event (see the cross-browser fallback section).

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