The dragenter event is fired when a dragged element or text selection enters a valid drop target.

The target object is the immediate user selection (the element directly indicated by the user as the drop target), or the <body> element.

Bubbles Yes
Cancelable Yes
Default action Reject immediate user selection as potential target element.
Interface DragEvent
Event handler property ondragenter

Examples

See the drag event for example code or this JSFiddle demo.

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
HTML Living Standard
The definition of 'dragenter' in that specification.
Living Standard  

Browser compatibility

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DesktopMobile
ChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafariAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge MobileFirefox for AndroidOpera for AndroidSafari on iOSSamsung Internet
dragenter eventChrome Full support 4Edge Full support 12Firefox Full support 3.5
Notes
Full support 3.5
Notes
Notes In Firefox, the dragenter event is fired twice when the dropzone is parent of draggable or draggable itself. See bug 804036 for details.
IE Full support 10Opera Full support 12Safari Full support 3.1WebView Android No support NoChrome Android No support NoEdge Mobile No support NoFirefox Android No support NoOpera Android No support NoSafari iOS Full support 11Samsung Internet Android No support No

Legend

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Full support
No support  
No support
See implementation notes.
See implementation notes.

See also

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