Document: dragstart event

The dragstart event is fired when the user starts dragging an element or text selection.

Bubbles Yes
Cancelable Yes
Default action Initiate the drag-and-drop operation.
Interface DragEvent
Event handler property ondragstart


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


HTML Standard (HTML)
# event-dnd-dragstart

Browser compatibility

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