Different Types of HTML 'input' Elements

Q

How Many Input Types Are Supported by "input" Elements?

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A

There are 10 input types are supported by "input" elements:

  • <input type="text"> - Input text box. This is also the default type.
  • <input type="password"> - Password input box, which works like an input text box, but input text is hidden by "*" characters.
  • <input type="checkbox"> - Check box.
  • <input type="radio"> - Radio button.
  • <input type="submit"> - Submit button. If a submit button is clicked, form input data will be submitted to the form processing program.
  • <input type="reset"> - Reset button. If a reset button is clicked, all input fields will be reset to their default values.
  • <input type="file"> - File upload field, which has an input box and a file browse button.
  • <input type="hidden"> - Hidden field, which has a predefined input value invisible on the browser window.
  • <input type="image"> - Image button. If an image button is clicked, the mouse coordinates on the image and other form input data will be submitted to the form processing program.
  • <input type="button"> - Non-submit button. If a non-submit button is clicked, form input data will not be submitted. Only client side script will be triggered.

 

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