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HTML textarea Tag

HTML textarea Tag



The textarea tag is a multi-line text input control. It is used in a form that collects user input like comments or reviews. It can hold an unlimited number of characters. We can specify its size by cols and rows attributes. The name attribute is needed to reference the form data after the form is submitted. The id attribute is needed to associate the text area with a label. For best performance, we use label tag with it.


Attribute Explanation:-


Attribute Value Description
autofocus autofocus Specifies that a text area should automatically get focus when the page loads
cols number Specifies the visible width of a text area
dirname textareaname.dir Specifies that the text direction of the textarea will be submitted
disabled disabled Specifies that a text area should be disabled
form form_id Specifies which form the text area belongs to
maxlength number Specifies the maximum number of characters allowed in the text area
name text Specifies a name for a text area
placeholder text Specifies a short hint that describes the expected value of a text area
readonly readonly Specifies that a text area should be read-only
required required Specifies that a text area is required/must be filled out
rows number Specifies the visible number of lines in a text area
wrap hard
Specifies how the text in a text area is to be wrapped when submitted in a form.




Its syntax is:- < textarea >

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