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HTML DOM Input Text Object


Input Text Object

The Input Text object represents an HTML <input> element with type="text".

Access an Input Text Object

You can access an <input> element with type="text" by using getElementById():

var x = document.getElementById("myText"); Try it

Tip: You can also access an Input Text object by searching through the elements collection of a form.

Create an Input Text Object

You can create an <input> element with type="text" by using the document.createElement() method:

var x = document.createElement("INPUT");
x.setAttribute("type", "text"); Try it

Input Text Object Properties

= Property added in HTML5.

Property Description
autocomplete Sets or returns the value of the autocomplete attribute of a text field
autofocus Sets or returns whether a text field should automatically get focus when the page loads
defaultValue Sets or returns the default value of a text field
disabled Sets or returns whether the text field is disabled, or not
form Returns a reference to the form that contains the text field
list Returns a reference to the datalist that contains the text field
maxLength Sets or returns the value of the maxlength attribute of a text field
name Sets or returns the value of the name attribute of a text field
pattern Sets or returns the value of the pattern attribute of a text field
placeholder Sets or returns the value of the placeholder attribute of a text field
readOnly Sets or returns whether a text field is read-only, or not
required Sets or returns whether the text field must be filled out before submitting a form
size Sets or returns the value of the size attribute of a text field
type Returns which type of form element a text field is
value Sets or returns the value of the value attribute of the text field

Input Text Object Methods

Method Description
blur() Removes focus from a text field
focus() Gives focus to a text field
select() Selects the content of a text field

Standard Properties and Events

The Input Text object also supports the standard properties and events.


Related Pages

HTML tutorial: HTML Forms

HTML reference: HTML <input> tag

HTML reference: HTML <input> type attribute



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