HTML <input> width Attribute

HTML input Tag Reference HTML <input> tag

Example

Define an image as the submit button, with height and width attributes:

<form action="demo_form.asp">
  First name: <input type="text" name="fname"><br>
  Last name: <input type="text" name="lname"><br>
  <input type="image" src="img_submit.gif" alt="Submit" width="48" height="48">
</form>

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Definition and Usage

The width attribute specifies the width of the <input> element.

Note: The width attribute is used only with <input type="image">.

Tip: Always specify both the height and width attributes for images. If height and width are set, the space required for the image is reserved when the page is loaded. However, without these attributes, the browser does not know the size of the image, and cannot reserve the appropriate space to it. The effect will be that the page layout will change during loading (while the images load).


Browser Support

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

Attribute
width 1.0 Yes 16.0 Yes 1.0

Differences Between HTML 4.01 and HTML5

The width attribute is new for the <input> tag in HTML5.


Syntax

<input width="pixels">

Attribute Values

Value Description
pixels The width in pixels (e.g. width="100")

HTML input Tag Reference HTML <input> tag

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