HTML <meter> max Attribute

HTML meter Tag Reference HTML <meter> tag


A gauge with a current value and min, max, high, and low segments:

<meter min="0" low="40" high="90" max="100" value="95"></meter>

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Definition and Usage

The max attribute specifies the upper bound of the gauge.

The max attribute value must be greater than the min attribute value.

If unspecified, the default value is 1.

Tip: The max attribute, together with the min attribute, specifies the full range of the gauge.

Browser Support

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

max 8.0 Not supported 6.0 6.0 11.0

Differences Between HTML 4.01 and HTML5

The <meter> tag is new in HTML5.


<meter max="number">

Attribute Values

Value Description
number Specifies a floating point number that is the maximum value of the gauge. Default value is "1"

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