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HTML <button> disabled Attribute

HTML button Tag Reference HTML <button> tag

Example

A disabled button:

<button type="button" disabled>Click Me!</button>

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Definition and Usage

The disabled attribute is a boolean attribute.

When present, it specifies that the button should be disabled.

A disabled button is unusable and un-clickable.

The disabled attribute can be set to keep a user from clicking on the button until some other condition has been met (like selecting a checkbox, etc.). Then, a JavaScript could remove the disabled value, and make the button usable.


Browser Support

Attribute
disabled Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes


Differences Between HTML 4.01 and HTML5

NONE.


Differences Between HTML and XHTML

In XHTML, attribute minimization is forbidden, and the disabled attribute must be defined as <button disabled="disabled">.


Syntax

<button disabled>


HTML button Tag Reference HTML <button> tag

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