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HTML <textarea> autofocus Attribute

❮ HTML <textarea> tag

Example

A text area with autofocus:

<textarea autofocus>
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Definition and Usage

The autofocus attribute is a boolean attribute.

When present, it specifies that the text area 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 Yes 10.0 4.0 Yes Yes

Syntax

<textarea autofocus>

❮ HTML <textarea> tag