What is the best way to add an event in JavaScript?

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The best way to add an event to any element is to use the addEventListener() method.

Following is the code to add an event in JavaScript −


 Live Demo

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html lang="en">
<meta charset="UTF-8" />
<meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1.0" />
   body {
      font-family: "Segoe UI", Tahoma, Geneva, Verdana, sans-serif;
      font-size: 20px;
      font-weight: 500;
      color: rebeccapurple;
<h1>Adding event in JavaScript</h1>
<div style="color: green;" class="result"<Hello world>/div>
<button class="Btn">CLICK HERE</button>
Click on the above button to increment the font size of above text
   let resEle = document.querySelector(".result");
   document.querySelector(".Btn").addEventListener("click", () => {
      resEle.style.fontSize = "34px";


The above code will produce the following output −

On clicking the ‘CLICK HERE’ button −

Updated on 17-Jul-2020 09:12:58