JavaScript element.removeEventListener() Method

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JavaScript element.removeEventListener() Method

The element.removeEventListener() method removes the specified event handler from the current element that was registered earlier with the element.addEventListener() method.


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<!DOCTYPE html> <html> <body> <div>Move your mousepointer over here. <p>Click on the button to remove 'addEventListener()' Method.</p> <button onclick="myFunction()">Click Me</button> <p id="point"></p> </div> <script> var x = document.getElementById("point"); var elem = document.getElementsByTagName("div")[0]; function pointerFunction(e){ var xCoords = e.clientX; var yCoords = e.clientY; var result = "X coords = "+xCoords+" ,Y coords = "+yCoords; x.innerHTML = result; } function myFunction(){ elem.removeEventListener("mousemove", pointerFunction) } elem.addEventListener("mousemove", pointerFunction) </script> </body> </html>


element.removeEventListener(event, function, useCapture)

Parameter Values

eventRequiredA case-sensitive string representing the type of event for which to remove an event listener.
functionRequiredSpecifies the function to remove.
useCaptureOptionalA Boolean value that specifies the event phase to remove the event handler from.
If true, Removes the event handler from the capturing phase.
If false, Removes the event handler from the bubbling phase. This is Default behavior.


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