JavaScript » eventhandler » onUnload

onUnload = myJavaScriptCode

Event handler for Window

The onUnload event handler is used to run a function or JavaScript code whenever the user exits a document. The onUnload event handler is used within either the <BODY> or the <FRAMESET> tag, and uses the following properties of the Event object:
type - indicates the type of event
target - indicates the target object to which the event was sent.
Compare to the onload event handler.


<BODY onUnload="finishOff()">

This example shows the onUnload event handler being used to execute the 'finishOff' function:

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