HTML onsearch Event Attribute

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Execute a JavaScript when submitting a search:

<input type="search" onsearch="myFunction()">

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Definition and Usage

The onsearch attribute fires when a user presses the "ENTER" key or clicks the "x" button in an <input> element with type="search".

Browser Support

The numbers in the table specify the first browser version that fully supports the event attribute.

Event Attribute
onsearch Yes Not supported Not supported Yes 15.0

Differences Between HTML 4.01 and HTML5



<element onsearch="script">

Attribute Values

Value Description
script The script to be run on onsearch

Technical Details

Supported HTML tags: <input type="search">

Related Pages

HTML DOM reference: onsearch event

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