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HTML onkeyup Attribute

Definition and Usage

The onkeyup attribute fires when the user releases a key (on the keyboard).

Tip: The order of events related to the onkeyup event:

  1. onkeydown
  2. onkeypress
  3. onkeyup

Applies to

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

Elements Event
All HTML elements onkeyup


Input Example

Execute a JavaScript when a user releases a key:

<input type="text" onkeyup="myFunction()">
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Browser Support

Event Attribute
onkeyup Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes