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HTML <input> multiple Attribute

❮ HTML <input> tag

Example

A file upload field that accepts multiple values:

<form action="/action_page.php">
  <label for="files">Select files:</label>
  <input type="file" id="files" name="files" multiple><br><br>
  <input type="submit">
</form>
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Definition and Usage

The multiple attribute is a boolean attribute.

When present, it specifies that the user is allowed to enter more than one value in the <input> element.

Note: The multiple attribute works with the following input types: email, and file.

Tip: For <input type="file">: to select multiple files, hold down the CTRL or SHIFT key while selecting.

Tip: For <input type="email">: separate each email with a comma, like: mail@example.com, mail2@example.com, mail3@example.com in the email field.


Browser Support

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

Attribute
multiple 6.0 10.0 3.6 5.0 11.0

Syntax

<input multiple>

❮ HTML <input> tag