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HTML tabindex Attribute


Links with a specified tab order:

<a href="https://www.w3schools.com/" tabindex="2">W3Schools</a>
<a href="http://www.google.com/" tabindex="1">Google</a>
<a href="http://www.microsoft.com/" tabindex="3">Microsoft</a>
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Definition and Usage

The tabindex attribute specifies the tab order of an element (when the "tab" button is used for navigating).

The tabindex attribute can be used on any HTML element (it will validate on any HTML element. However, it is not necessarily useful).

Browser Support

tabindex Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes


<element tabindex="number">

Attribute Values

Value Description
number Specifies the tabbing order of the element (1 is first)

Related Pages

HTML Tutorial: HTML Attributes

HTML DOM Reference: HTML DOM tabIndex Property