JavaScript Events Reference

 

JavaScript Events Reference Cheat Sheet

This is part eleven of the JavaScript tutorial. If you missed the previous lessons, you may want to review them prior to viewing this JavaScript Event Reference Chart.

Below is a JavaScript Event reference chart. It will provide you with a “cheat sheet” to assist you in learning.

Once you understand how JavaScript works, you will be ready to begin writing your own JavaScript code. Although it may be confusing at first, the more you practice writing JavaScript code, the better you will become.

 

JavaScript Events Reference

Attribute

Description

onabort

Refers to the loading of an image that is interrupted.

onblur

Refers to an element losing the focus of the web browser.

onchange

Refers to a content is change, usually inside a text input
box.

onclick

Refers to when an object is clicked.

ondblclick

Refers to when an object is double clicked.

onerror

Refers to when an error occurs.

onfocus

Refers to when an element is given focus.

onkeydown

Refers to when a keyboard key is pressed down.

onkeypress

Refers to when a keyboard key is pressed and/or held down.

onkeyup

Refers to when a keyboard key is released.

onload

Refers to when a web page or image loads.

onmousedown

Refers to when the mouse button is pressed down.

onmousemove

Refers to when the mouse is moved.

onmouseout

Refers to when the mouse is moved away from an element.

onmouseover

Refers to when the mouse moves over an element.

onmouseup

Refers to when the mouse button is released.

onreset

Refers to when a reset button is clicked.

onresize

Refers to when a window is resized.

onselect

Refers to when an element is selected.

onsubmit

Refers to when a submit button is clicked.

onunload

Refers to when a page is unloaded either by being closed
or a link is clicked.

 

Using a JavaScript code cheat sheet for your events will not only save you time, but will also assist you in learning JavaScript.

 
This concludes the JavaScript Events Reference Chart. In the next section, you will find a JavaScript Functions Reference Chart.