HTML onload Event Attribute HTML Reference



Example

Execute a JavaScript immediately after a page has been loaded:

<body onload="load()">

Browser Support

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Note: The onload event attribute is supported in all major browsers.

1. Definition and Usage

The onload attribute fires when an object has been loaded.

onload is most often used within the <body> element to execute a script once a web page has completely loaded all content (including images, script files, CSS files, etc.).


2. Differences Between HTML 4.01 and HTML5

None.


3. Syntax

<element onload="script">

4. Attribute Values

ValueDescription
scriptThe script to be run on onload

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