An event handler for the submit event on the window.

Syntax

window.onsubmit = funcRef;

Parameters

  • funcRef is a reference to a function.

Example

<html>
<script>
function reg() {
  window.captureEvents(Event.SUBMIT);
  window.onsubmit = hit;
}
 
function hit() {
  console.log('hit');
}
</script>

<body onload="reg();">
<form>
  <input type="submit" value="submit" />
</form>
<div id="d"> </div>
</body>
</html>

Notes

The submit event is raised when the user clicks a submit button in a form (<input type="submit"/>).

The submit event is not raised when the user calls form.submit() function directly.

Specifications

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

Browser Compatibility

Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari (WebKit)
Basic support (Yes) ? ? ? ?
Feature Android Android Webview Chrome for Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) Firefox OS IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
Basic support ? (Yes) (Yes) ? ? ? ? ?

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