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HTML rows Attribute

Definition and Usage

The rows attribute specifies the visible height of a text area, in lines.

Note: The size of a textarea can also be specified by the CSS height and width properties.

Applies to

The rows attribute can be used on the following element:

Element Attribute
<textarea> rows


A text area with a specified height and width:

<textarea rows="4" cols="50">
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