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HTML <textarea> form Attribute

HTML textarea Tag Reference HTML <textarea> tag

Example

A text area located outside a form (but still a part of the form):

<form action="demo_form.asp" id="usrform">
  Name: <input type="text" name="usrname">
  <input type="submit">
</form>

<textarea name="comment" form="usrform">Enter text here...</textarea>

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Definition and Usage

The form attribute specifies one or more forms the text area belongs to.


Browser Support

Attribute
form Yes Not supported Yes Yes Yes


Differences Between HTML 4.01 and HTML5

The form attribute is new in HTML5.


Syntax

<textarea form="form_id">

Attribute Values

Value Description
form_id Specifies the form element the <textarea> element belongs to. The value of this attribute must be the id attribute of a <form> element in the same document.


HTML textarea Tag Reference HTML <textarea> tag

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