The HTML Attribute reference

"onsubmit" - html Event

  • The onsubmit event occurs when a form is submitted. This is the place where you can do validating of control values before they are transmitted to the server.

Value(s): One or more script statements each ended with a semicolon.

Event "onsubmit" example:
<html>
  <body>
    <form name="carform" action="tryexamples/getFerrari.php"
       onsubmit="if (document.carform.car.value!='Ferrari')
            { alert('This is not a Ferrari!'); return false;}"
      onreset="document.carform.car.value='Ferrari'; return false;">
      <fieldset>
        <legend>Buy a Car:</legend>
        Type : <input type="text" name="car" value="Volvo" /><br />
        Model: <input type="text" name="model" value="2010"/><br />
        Price : <input type="text" name="price" value="$100000"/>
      </fieldset>
      <button type="submit" >Get Ferrari</button>
      <button type="reset" >Reset form</button>
    </form>
  </body>
</html>
Used in the element(s):
Elements Description
form This element defines an interactive form.

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