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HTML DOM createEvent() Event Method

Last Updated : 09 Jun, 2023
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The createEvent() method in HTML creates an event object of the specified type. The created event must be initialized before use. 



event_type: It is the required parameter and is used to specify the type of event. There are many types of events which are listed below:


Example: Below program illustrates the createEvent() method in HTML.


<!DOCTYPE html>
        DOM createEvent() Event Method
        div {
            padding: 50px;
            text-align: center;
            background-color: green;
            color: white;
        document.body.onclick = function () {
                = "Welcome to GeeksforGeeks!";
        let onClick = function () {
            let evt = document.createEvent("MouseEvents");
                ("click", true, true, window, 0, 0, 0, 0,
                    0, false, false, false, false, 0, null);
    <div id="Geeks"></div>



Supported Browsers: The browser supported by DOM createEvent() method are listed below:

  • Google Chrome 1
  • Edge 12
  • Internet Explorer 9
  • Firefox 1
  • Opera 7
  • Safari 1

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