HTML oncopy Event Attribute

The HTML oncopy attribute is triggered when user copy the content of an HTML element in an HTML document.


Following is the syntax −

<tagname oncopy=”script”></tagname>


Let us see an example of HTML oncopy event Attribute −

Live Demo

<!DOCTYPE html>
<meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1.0">
   body {
      color: #000;
      height: 100vh;
      background-color: #FBAB7E;
      background-image: linear-gradient(62deg, #FBAB7E 0%, #F7CE68 100%);
      text-align: center;
      padding: 20px;
   p {
      font-size: 1.1rem;
<h1>HTML oncopy Event Attribute Demo</h1>
<p oncopy="get()">I'm a paragraph HTML element with some dummy text.</p>
<p style="color:#db133a;">Now try to copy above paragraph text.</p>
<div class="show"></div>
   function get() { = "lightblue";


Now try to copy the content of paragraph element to observe how oncopy event attribute work.