JavaScript onfocusout Event

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JavaScript onfocusout Event

The onfocusout event occurs when an element is about to lose focus.

Note: Unlike onblur event, the onfocusout event will bubble, i.e., The element with onfocusout event will be affected when its child element loses its focus.

onfocusout Event as Attribute


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<!DOCTYPE html> <html> <body> <p>Type your Name and blur the input field.</p> <input type="text" onfocusout="myFunction(this)"> <script> function myFunction(x){ = "red"; } </script> </body> </html>


As Attribute

<element onfocusout = "JavaScript">

Using Event Listener

object.addEventListener("focusout" , myScript);

Using addEventListener() Method

Note: The addEventListener() method is not supported in Internet Explorer 8 and below.


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<!DOCTYPE html> <html> <body> <p>Type your Name and Blur the input field</p> <input type="text"> <script> var x = document.getElementsByTagName("input")[0]; function myFunction() { = "red"; } x.addEventListener("focusout", myFunction); </script> </body> </html>

onblur vs onfocusout

Check out the difference between onblur vs onfocusout in javascript.


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