An event handler for the input event on the window. The input event is raised when an <input> element value changes. 

This event bubbles. If supported on the window, it is supported on <input> elements as well.


window.addEventListener('input', function (e) {
 console.log("keyup event detected! coming from this element:",;
}, false);
<input placeholder="type here and see console.">


Specification Status Comment
WHATWG HTML Living Standard
The definition of 'oninput' in that specification.
Living Standard Initial definition

Browser compatibility

Feature Chrome Edge Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari
Basic support (Yes) (Yes) 2 9 10 (Yes)
Feature Android Android Webview Edge Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile Chrome for Android
Basic support ? (Yes) (Yes) ? ? ? (Yes) (Yes)

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