Deprecate and Remove: setting Event.cancelBubble to false (removed)

According to, setting cancelBubble to true is considered as an alias to stopPropagation(), and the spec indicates setting cancelBubble to false should do nothing.


Established standard

Status in Chromium


Removed (tracking bug) in:

  • Chrome for desktop release 58
  • Opera release 45
  • Opera for Android release 45

Consensus & Standardization


Last updated on 2017-06-14