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    HTMLElement.blur()

    The HTMLElement.blur() method removes keyboard focus from the current element.

    Syntax

    elt.blur()

    Specification

    Specification Status Comment
    WHATWG HTML Living Standard
    The definition of 'blur' in that specification.
    Living Standard  
    HTML5.1
    The definition of 'blur' in that specification.
    Working Draft  
    HTML5
    The definition of 'blur' in that specification.
    Recommendation  
    Document Object Model (DOM) Level 2 HTML Specification
    The definition of 'blur' in that specification.
    Recommendation  

    Browser compatibility

    In IE9-10, there is a bug where calling blur() on the <body> will switch the active application window away from the browser to a different application entirely.

    See also

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