HTML <button> formnovalidate Attribute

HTML button Tag Reference HTML <button> tag


A form with two submit buttons. The first submit button submits the form data with default validation, and the second submits the form data without validation:

<form action="demo_form.asp" method="get">
  E-mail: <input type="email" name="userid"><br>
  <button type="submit">Submit</button><br>
  <button type="submit" formnovalidate>Submit without validation</button>

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Definition and Usage

The formnovalidate attribute is a boolean attribute.

When present, it specifies that the form-data should not be validated on submission. This attribute overrides the form's novalidate attribute.

The formnovalidate attribute is only used for buttons with type="submit".

Browser Support

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

formnovalidate 6.0 10.0 4.0 Not supported 10.6

Differences Between HTML 4.01 and HTML5

The formnovalidate attribute is new in HTML5.

Differences Between HTML and XHTML

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


<button type="submit" formnovalidate>

HTML button Tag Reference HTML <button> tag


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