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submit

The submit event is fired when a form is submitted.

General info

Specification
HTML5
Interface
HTMLEvent
Synchronicity
synchronous
Bubbles
Yes (although specified as a simple event that doesn't bubble)
Cancelable
Yes
Target
Element
Default Action
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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