Send mouse back/forward buttons to javascript

Web pages can now process mouse events (mousedown, auxclick, mouseup) for back and forward buttons on mice with five or more buttons. This allows back and forward mouse buttons to be prevented by applications that wish to override them. For example they may be useful for games.

Documentation

Specification

Established standard

Status in Chromium

Blink>Input


Enabled by default (tracking bug) in:

  • Chrome for desktop release 67
  • Chrome for Android release 67
  • Android WebView release 67
  • Opera release 54
  • Opera for Android release 54

Consensus & Standardization

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  • Positive

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Last updated on 2018-04-12