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  • Last Updated : 04 Aug, 2021

The DOM onmouseover event in HTML occurs when the mouse pointer is moved onto an element or its children.
Supported Tags: It supports All HTML elements, EXCEPT: 

  • <base>
  • <bdo>
  • <br>
  • <head>
  • <html>
  • <iframe>
  •  <meta>
  • <param>
  • <script>
  • <style>
  • <title>


  • In HTML: 
<element onmouseover="myScript">
  • In JavaScript: 
object.onmouseover = function(){myScript};
  • In JavaScript, using the addEventListener() method: 
object.addEventListener("mouseover", myScript);



<!DOCTYPE html>
      DOM onmouseover event
        <h1 id="hID">
          HTML DOM onmouseover event
              "mouseover", over);
              "mouseout", out);
            function over() {
                  "hID").style.color = "green";
            function out() {
                  "hID").style.color = "black";


Supported Browsers: The browsers supported by HTML DOM onmouseover event are listed below: 

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


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