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Input Search autofocus Property

Input Search Object Reference Input Search Object

Example

Find out if a search field automatically gets focus upon page load:

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

The result of x will be:

true
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Definition and Usage

The autofocus property sets or returns whether a search field should automatically get focus when the page loads.

This property reflects the HTML autofocus attribute.


Browser Support

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

Property
autofocus Yes 10.0 Yes Yes Yes

Syntax

Return the autofocus property:

searchObject.autofocus

Set the autofocus property:

searchObject.autofocus=true|false

Property Values

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

Technical Details

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

Related Pages

HTML reference: HTML <input> autofocus attribute


Input Search Object Reference Input Search Object