HTML <input> formenctype Attribute
Send form-data that is default encoded (the first submit button), and encoded as "multipart/form-data" (the second submit button):
First name: <input type="text" name="fname"><br>
<input type="submit" value="Submit">
<input type="submit" formenctype="multipart/form-data" value="Submit as Multipart/form-data">
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Definition and Usage
The formenctype attribute specifies how the form-data should be encoded when submitting it to the server (only for forms with method="post")
The formenctype attribute overrides the enctype attribute of the <form> element.
Note: The formenctype attribute is used with type="submit" and type="image".
The numbers in the table specify the first browser version that fully supports the attribute.
Differences Between HTML 4.01 and HTML5
The formenctype attribute is new in HTML5.
|application/x-www-form-urlencoded||Default. All characters are encoded before sent (spaces are converted to "+" symbols, and special characters are converted to ASCII HEX values)|
|multipart/form-data||No characters are encoded|
|text/plain||Spaces are converted to "+" symbols, but no special characters are encoded|
HTML <input> tag
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