The HTML <meter> tag is used for indicating a scalar measurement within a known range, or a fractional value.

Also known as a gauge, usage could include displaying disk usage, the amount raised during fundraising activities, or the relevance of a search query result.

Example Code:
<p>Average Review: <meter value="3" min="0" max="10">3 out of 10</meter> 3/10</p>
<p>Site Completion: <meter value="0.7">70%</meter> 70%</p>

Average Review: 3 out of 10 3/10

Site Completion: 70% 70%

Attribute Definition
form Specifies one or more forms the [meter] element belongs to
high Specifies the range that is considered to be a high value
low Specifies the range that is considered to be a low value
max Specifies the maximum value of the range
min Specifies the minimum value of the range
optimum Specifies what value is the optimal value for the gauge
value Required. Specifies the current value of the gauge
Global Attributes:

The <meter> tag also supports the Global Attributes in HTML5

Event Attributes:

The <meter> tag also supports the Event Attributes in HTML5

Last updated on 2 August 2018 By Rene Spronk

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