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HTML <textarea> disabled Attribute

❮ HTML <textarea> tag


A disabled text area:

<textarea disabled>
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Definition and Usage

The disabled attribute is a boolean attribute.

When present, it specifies that the text area should be disabled.

A disabled text area is unusable and the text is not selectable (cannot be copied).

The disabled attribute can be set to keep a user from using the text area until some other condition has been met (like selecting a checkbox, etc.). Then, a JavaScript could remove the disabled value, and make the text area usable.

Browser Support

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<textarea disabled>

❮ HTML <textarea> tag