Window: orientationchange event

The orientationchange event is fired when the orientation of the device has changed.

Bubbles No
Cancelable No
Interface Event
Event handler onorientationchange

Example

You can use the orientationchange event in an addEventListener method:

window.addEventListener("orientationchange", function(event) {
  console.log("the orientation of the device is now " + event.target.screen.orientation.angle);
});

Or use the onorientationchange event handler property:

window.onorientationchange = function(event) {
  console.log("the orientation of the device is now " + event.target.screen.orientation.angle);
};

Specifications

Specification Status
Compatibility Standard
The definition of 'orientationchange' in that specification.
Living Standard

Browser compatibility

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