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HTML oninvalid Attribute

Definition and Usage

The oninvalid event occurs when a submittable <input> element is invalid.

For example, the input field is invalid if the required attribute is set and the field is empty (the required attribute specifies that the input field must be filled out before submitting the form).

Applies to

The oninvalid attribute is part of the Event Attributes, and can be used on any HTML elements.

Elements Event
All HTML elements oninvalid


Input Example

Execute a JavaScript when an input field is invalid:

<input type="text" oninvalid="alert('You must fill out the form!');" required>
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Browser Support

The numbers in the table specify the first browser version that fully supports the event attribute.

Event Attribute
oninvalid Yes 10.0 Yes Not supported Yes