HTML onmouseout Event Attribute

The HTML onmouseout event attribute is triggered when the mouse pointer moves out of an HTML element in an HTML document.


Following is the syntax −

<tagname onmouseout=”script”></tagname>

Let us see an example of HTML onmouseout event Attribute−


 Live Demo

<!DOCTYPE html>
   body {
      color: #000;
      height: 100vh;
      background-color: #FBAB7E;
      background-image: linear-gradient(62deg, #FBAB7E 0%, #F7CE68 100%);
      text-align: center;
   .circle {
      background: #db133a;
      height: 150px;
      width: 150px;
      border-radius: 50%;
      margin: 10px auto;
   p {
      margin: 30px auto;
<h1>HTML onmousemove Event Attribute Demo</h1>
<div class="circle" onmousemove="mouseMoveFn()" onmouseout="mouseOutFn()"></div>
<p>Try to move the cursor over the red circle</p>
   function mouseMoveFn() {
      document.querySelector('.circle').style.background = '#2274A5';
   function mouseOutFn() {
      document.querySelector('.circle').style.background = '#0B6E4F';


Now try to move the mouse cursor over the red circle to observe how onmouseout event attribute works−

Updated on: 27-Sep-2019


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