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HTML | DOM click() Method

  • Last Updated : 25 Jul, 2019

The click() method is used to simulate the mouse click on an element. This method works exactly the same as the element is manually clicked.

Syntax:

HTMLElementObject.click()

Parameters: No parameters required.

Return Value: No return value.

Example: In this example, when the cursor goes over the radio button, it’ll execute the mouse click event and the radio button is checked as it is clicked manually.




<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  
<head>
    <title>
        HTML | DOM click() method
    </title>
    <!--script to stimulate mouse click-->
    <script>
        function clck() {
            document.getElementById("input1").click();
        }
    </script>
</head>
  
<body>
  
    <p>
      Hover over the radio button to simulate
      a mouse-click.
    </p>
  
    <form>
        <input type="radio" id="input1"
               onmouseover="clck()"
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    </form>
  
</body>
  
</html>

Output:
Before hovering on the radio button:

After hovering on the radio button:

Supported Browsers: The browser supported by DOM click() Method are listed below:

  • Google Chrome
  • Internet Explorer
  • Firefox
  • Opera
  • Safari

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