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HTML | onmouseover Event Attribute

  • Difficulty Level : Basic
  • Last Updated : 13 Dec, 2018

The onmouseover event attribute works when the mouse pointer moves over the specified element.


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<element onmouseover = "script">

Attribute value: This attribute contains single value script which works when mouse moves over the element.

Supported Tags: This attribute is supported by almost all HTML elements except <base>, <bdo>, <br>, <head>, <html>, <iframe>, <meta>, <param>, <script>, <style>, and <title>.


<!DOCTYPE html>
        <title>onmouseover Event Attribute</title>
            body {
            h1 {
        <script type="text/javascript" >
            function geeks() {
                alert("Mouse move over");
        <h2>onmouseover Event Attribute</h2>
        <p onmouseover ="geeks()">Computer science portal</p>

mouse move over

Supported Browser: The browser supported by onmouseover Event Attribute are listed below:

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