HTML <input> formnovalidate Attribute

HTML input Tag Reference HTML <input> tag


A form with two submit buttons (with and without validation):

<form action="demo_form.asp">
  E-mail: <input type="email" name="userid"><br>
  <input type="submit" value="Submit"><br>
  <input type="submit" formnovalidate="formnovalidate" value="Submit without validation">

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Definition and Usage

The novalidate attribute is a boolean attribute.

When present, it specifies that the <input> element should not be validated when submitted.

The formnovalidate attribute overrides the novalidate attribute of the <form> element.

Note: The formnovalidate attribute can be used with type="submit".

Browser Support

The numbers in the table specify the first browser version that fully supports the attribute.

formnovalidate 6.0 10.0 4.0 Not supported 10.6

Differences Between HTML 4.01 and HTML5

The formnovalidate attribute is new in HTML5.


<input formnovalidate="formnovalidate">

Note: The formnovalidate attribute is a boolean attribute, and can be set in the following ways:

  • <input formnovalidate>
  • <input formnovalidate="formnovalidate">
  • <input formnovalidate="">

HTML input Tag Reference HTML <input> tag


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