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Input Button name Property

Input Button Object Reference Input Button Object

Example

Get the name of a button:

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

The result of x will be:

myname

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Definition and Usage

The name property sets or returns the value of the name attribute of an input button.

The name attribute is used to identify form data after it has been submitted to the server, or to reference form data using JavaScript on the client side.

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


Browser Support

Internet Explorer Firefox Opera Google Chrome Safari

The name property is supported in all major browsers.


Syntax

Return the name property:

buttonObject.name

Set the name property:

buttonObject.name=name

Property Values

Value Description
name Specifies the name of the button

Technical Details

Return Value: A String, representing the name of the input button


More Examples

Example

Change the name of a button:

document.getElementById("myBtn").name = "newButtonName";

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Related Pages

HTML reference: HTML <input> name attribute


Input Button Object Reference Input Button Object

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