Which event occurs in JavaScript when the dragging of an element begins?

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The ondragstart event triggers when dragging of an element begins.You can try to run the following code to learn how to implement ondragstart JavaScript event −

Example

Live Demo
<!DOCTYPE HTML>
<html>
   <head>
      <style>
         .drag {
            float: left;
            width: 100px;
            height: 35px;
            border: 2px dashed #876587;
            margin: 15px;
            padding: 10px;
         }
      </style>
   </head>
   
   <body>
      <div class = "drag" ondrop = "drop(event)" ondragover = "dropNow(event)">
         <p ondragstart = "dragStart(event)" ondragend = "dragEnd(event)" draggable = "true" id = "dragtarget">Drag!</p>
      </div>

      <div class = "drag" ondrop = "drop(event)" ondragover = "dropNow(event)"></div>

      <div id = "box"></div>
      <p>Drag the left box to the right or drag the right box to the left.</p>
      <script>
         function dragStart(event) {
            event.dataTransfer.setData("Text", event.target.id);
         }
         function dropNow(event) {
            event.preventDefault();
         }
         function dragEnd(event) {
            document.getElementById("box").innerHTML = "Dragging ends!";
         }
         function drop(event) {
            event.preventDefault();
            var data = event.dataTransfer.getData("Text");
            event.target.appendChild(document.getElementById(data));
            document.getElementById("box").innerHTML = "The element dropped successfully!";
         }
      </script>
   </body>
   
</html>
raja
Published on 26-Feb-2018 15:52:30
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