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    The submit event is fired when a form is submitted.

    Note that submit is fired only on the form element, not the button or submit input. (Forms are submitted, not buttons.)

    General info

    Specification
    HTML5
    Interface
    Event
    Bubbles
    Yes (although specified as a simple event that doesn't bubble)
    Cancelable
    Yes
    Target
    Element
    Default Action
    Varies (send the content of the form to the server).

    Properties

    Property Type Description
    target Read only EventTarget The event target (the topmost target in the DOM tree).
    type Read only DOMString The type of event.
    bubbles Read only boolean Does the event normally bubble?
    cancelable Read only boolean Is it possible to cancel the event?

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