Deprecated: This feature is no longer recommended. Though some browsers might still support it, it may have already been removed from the relevant web standards, may be in the process of being dropped, or may only be kept for compatibility purposes. Avoid using it, and update existing code if possible; see the compatibility table at the bottom of this page to guide your decision. Be aware that this feature may cease to work at any time.

Warning: This is a non-standard deprecated feature which was implemented only in Firefox under a different name. Use ScreenOrientation.onchange instead.

An event handler for the orientationchange events sent to the screen object.


screen.onorientationchange = funcRef;

Where funcRef is a reference to a function.


This feature is not part of any specification. It is no longer on track to becoming a standard.

Use ScreenOrientation.onchange instead.

Browser compatibility

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See also