XMLHttpRequestEventTarget.onabort

The XMLHttpRequestEventTarget.onabort is the function called when an XMLHttpRequest transaction is aborted, such as when the XMLHttpRequest.abort() function is called.

Syntax

XMLHttpRequest.onabort = callback;

Values

  • callback is the function to be executed when the transaction is aborted.

Example

var xmlhttp = new XMLHttpRequest(),
  method = 'GET',
  url = 'https://developer.mozilla.org/';

xmlhttp.open(method, url, true);
xmlhttp.onabort = function () {
  console.log('** The request was aborted');
};
xmlhttp.send();
//..
xmlhttp.abort(); // This will invoke our onabort handler above

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
XMLHttpRequest Living Standard WHATWG living standard

Browser compatibility

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ChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafariAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidFirefox for AndroidOpera for AndroidSafari on iOSSamsung Internet
onabortChrome Full support YesEdge Full support YesFirefox Full support YesIE ? Opera Full support YesSafari Full support YesWebView Android Full support YesChrome Android Full support YesFirefox Android Full support YesOpera Android Full support YesSafari iOS Full support YesSamsung Internet Android Full support Yes

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