HTML <button> autofocus Attribute

HTML button Tag Reference HTML <button> tag

Example

A button with autofocus:

<button type="button" autofocus>Click Me!</button>

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Definition and Usage

The autofocus attribute is a boolean attribute.

When present, it specifies that a button should automatically get focus when the page loads.


Browser Support

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

Attribute
autofocus 5.0 10.0 4.0 5.0 9.6

Differences Between HTML 4.01 and HTML5

The autofocus attribute is new for the <button> tag in HTML5.


Differences Between HTML and XHTML

In XHTML, attribute minimization is forbidden, and the autofocus attribute must be defined as <button autofocus="autofocus">.


Syntax

<button type="button" autofocus>

HTML button Tag Reference HTML <button> tag

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