An event handler for the submit event on the window.


window.onsubmit = funcRef;


  • funcRef is a reference to a function.


function reg() {
  window.onsubmit = hit;
function hit() {

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


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.


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

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