This is an experimental technology
Check the Browser compatibility table carefully before using this in production.

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

Syntax

screen.onorientationchange = funcRef;

Where funcRef is a reference to a function.

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
Screen Orientation API Working Draft Initial definition

Browser compatibility

Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari
Basic support No support (Yes) moz[1] No support No support No support
Feature Android Chrome for Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
Basic support No support No support (Yes) moz[1] No support No support No support

[1] This API is only implemented as a prefixed method (onmozorientationchange) in B2G and Firefox for Android.

See also

Document Tags and Contributors

 Contributors to this page: Sebastianz, teoli, Sheppy, kscarfone, namolmes, Jeremie, justinpotts
 Last updated by: Sebastianz,