HTML/Elements/input/submit

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<input type="submit">

The submit state represents a button that, when activated, submits the form.

Point

  • If the element has a value attribute, the button's label must be the value of that attribute; otherwise, it must be an implementation-defined string that means "Submit" or some such.


HTML Attributes

  • formaction = valid URL potentially surrounded by spaces
    Specify the form-submission action for the element.


  • formenctype = application/x-www-form-urlencoded / multipart/form-data / text/plain
    Specfy a MIME type with which a UA is meant to associate this element for form submission.
    The missing value default for these attributes is the application/x-www-form-urlencoded state.
    • application/x-www-form-urlencoded
    • multipart/form-data
    • text/plain


  • formmethod = get/ post
    Specify the HTTP method with which a UA is meant to associate this element for form submission.
    The missing value default for this attributes is the GET state.
    • get
      Indicating the HTTP GET method.
    • post
      Indicating the HTTP POST method.


  • formnovalidate = boolean
    If present, they indicate that the form is not to be validated during submission.


  • formtarget = valid browsing context names or keywords
    Specfy a browsing context name or keyword that represents the target of the control.


  • name = string
    Gives the name of the input element.


  • value = string
    Gives the default value of the input element.


Example

Example A

[try it]

<p><label>First name: <input type="text" name="fistname"></label></p>
<p><label>Last name: <input type="text" name="lastname"></label></p>
<p><label>E-mail: <input type="email" name="e-mail"></label></p>
<p><input type="submit" value="submit"></p>

Input submit01.png

HTML Reference

The HTML5 specification defines the Submit state in 4.10.7.1.19 SUBMIT BUTTON STATE.