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HTML <input> autofocus Attribute

HTML <input> tag

Example

Let the "First name" input field automatically get focus when the page loads:

<form action="/action_page.php">
  <label for="fname">First name:</label>
  <input type="text" id="fname" name="fname" autofocus><br><br>
  <label for="lname">Last name:</label>
  <input type="text" id="lname" name="lname"><br><br>
  <input type="submit">
</form>
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Definition and Usage

The autofocus attribute is a boolean attribute.

When present, it specifies that an <input> element should automatically get focus when the page loads.


Browser Support

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

Attribute
autofocus 5.0 11.0 4.0 5.0 9.6

Syntax

<input autofocus>

HTML <input> tag