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Input Button autofocus Property

❮ Input Button Object

Example

Find out if a button automatically gets focus upon page load:

var x = document.getElementById("myBtn").autofocus;

The result of x will be:

true
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Definition and Usage

The autofocus property sets or returns whether an input button should automatically get focus when the page loads, or not.

This property reflects the HTML autofocus attribute.


Browser Support

Property
autofocus Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

Syntax

Return the autofocus property:

buttonObject.autofocus

Set the autofocus property:

buttonObject.autofocus=true|false

Property Values

Value Description
true|false Specifies whether an input button should get focus when the page loads, or not
  • true - The input button gets focus
  • false - Default. The input button does not get focus

Technical Details

Return Value: A Boolean, returns true if the input button automatically gets focus when the page loads, otherwise it returns false

Related Pages

HTML reference: HTML <input> autofocus attribute


❮ Input Button Object