Input URL maxLength Property

Input URL Object Reference Input URL Object

Example

Get the maximum number of characters allowed in a specific URL field:

var x = document.getElementById("myURL").maxLength;

The result of x will be:

30

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Definition and Usage

The maxLength property sets or returns the value of the maxlength attribute of a URL field.

The maxLength attribute specifies the maximum number of characters allowed in the URL field.

The default value is 524288.

Tip: To set or return the width of an URL field, in number of characters, use the size property.


Browser Support

Internet Explorer Firefox Opera Google Chrome Safari

The maxLength property is supported in all major browsers.

Note: The <input type="url"> element is not supported in Internet Explorer 9 and earlier versions, or in Safari.


Syntax

Return the maxLength property:

urlObject.maxLength

Set the maxLength property:

urlObject.maxLength=number

Property Values

Value Description
number Specifies the maximum number of characters allowed in the URL field. Default value is 524288

Technical Details

Return Value: A Number, representing the maximum number of characters allowed in the URL field

More Examples

Example

Set the maximum number of characters allowed in a URL field:

document.getElementById("myURL").maxLength = "8";

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Related Pages

HTML reference: HTML <input> maxlength Attribute


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