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HTML <input> name Attribute

HTML input Tag Reference HTML <input> tag

Example

An HTML form with three input fields; two text fields and one submit button:

<form action="demo_form.asp">
  Name: <input type="text" name="fullname"><br>
  Email: <input type="text" name="email"><br>
  <input type="submit" value="Submit">
</form>

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Browser Support

Internet Explorer Firefox Opera Google Chrome Safari

The name attribute is supported in all major browsers.


Definition and Usage

The name attribute specifies the name of an <input> element.

The name attribute is used to reference elements in a JavaScript, or to reference form data after a form is submitted.

Note: Only form elements with a name attribute will have their values passed when submitting a form.


Differences Between HTML 4.01 and HTML5

NONE.


Syntax

<input name="text">

Attribute Values

Value Description
text Specifies the name of the <input> element


HTML input Tag Reference HTML <input> tag

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