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Input URL autocomplete Property

❮ Input URL Object

Example

Set autocomplete in a URL field to off:

document.getElementById("myURL").autocomplete = "off";
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Definition and Usage

The autocomplete property sets or returns the value of the autocomplete attribute in a URL field.

When autocomplete is on, the browser automatically complete values based on values that the user has entered before.

Tip: In some browsers you may need to activate an autocomplete function for this to work (Look under "Preferences" in the browser's menu).


Browser Support

Property
autocomplete Yes 10.0 Yes Not supported Yes

Syntax

Return the autocomplete property:

urlObject.autocomplete

Set the autocomplete property:

urlObject.autocomplete = "on|off"

Property Values

Value Description
on Default. The browser will automatically complete values based on values that the user has entered before
off The user must enter a value into each URL field for every use. The browser does not automatically complete entries


Technical Details

Return Value: A String, representing the state of autocompletion

More Examples

Example

Return the state of autocompletion:

var x = document.getElementById("myURL").autocomplete;

The result of x will be:

on
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Related Pages

HTML reference: HTML <input> autocomplete Attribute


❮ Input URL Object