Enter key press event in JavaScript?

For ENTER key press event, you can call a function on −


Use the ENTER’s keycode 13.


 Live Demo

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html lang="en">
<meta charset="UTF-8">
<meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width, initialscale=1.0">
<link rel="stylesheet" href="//code.jquery.com/ui/1.12.1/themes/base/jquery-ui.css">
<script src="https://code.jquery.com/jquery-1.12.4.js"></script>
<script src="https://code.jquery.com/ui/1.12.1/jquery-ui.js"></script>
<link rel="stylesheet" href="https://cdnjs.cloudflare.com/ajax/libs/fontawesome/
<input id="enterDemo" type="text" onkeypress="return
enterKeyPressed(event)" />
   function enterKeyPressed(event) {
      if (event.keyCode == 13) {
         console.log("Enter key is pressed");
         return true;
      } else {
         return false;

To run the above program, save the file name "anyName.html (index.html)" and right click on the file. Select the option "Open with Live Server" in VS Code editor.


This will produce the following output −

On pressing ENTER key, the following output is visible on console −

Updated on: 15-Sep-2023

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