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HTML <input> max Attribute

HTML input Tag Reference HTML <input> tag

Example

Use of the min and max attributes:

<form action="demo_form.asp">

  Enter a date before 1980-01-01:
  <input type="date" name="bday" max="1979-12-31">

  Enter a date after 2000-01-01:
  <input type="date" name="bday" min="2000-01-02">

  Quantity (between 1 and 5):
  <input type="number" name="quantity" min="1" max="5">

  <input type="submit">

</form>

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Browser Support

Internet Explorer Firefox Opera Google Chrome Safari

The max attribute is supported in Internet Explorer 10, Opera, Chrome, and Safari.

Note: The max attribute of the <input> tag is not supported in Internet Explorer 9 and earlier versions, or in Firefox.

Note: The max attribute will not work for dates and time in Internet Explorer 10, since IE 10 does not support these input types.


Definition and Usage

The max attribute specifies the maximum value for an <input> element.

Tip: Use the max attribute together with the min attribute to create a range of legal values.

Note: The max and min attributes works with the following input types: number, range, date, datetime, datetime-local, month, time and week.


Differences Between HTML 4.01 and HTML5

The max attribute is new in HTML5.


Syntax

<input max="number|date">

Attribute Values

Value Description
number Specifies the maximum value allowed
date Specifies the maximum date allowed


HTML input Tag Reference HTML <input> tag

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