HTML <textarea> Tag
<textarea> HTML element is a form element for creating an area into which multiple lines of text can be entered. In contrast to the
<input> element, it is permissible to do line breaks in the text field; they are preserved when sending data to the server.
Between the <textarea> and </textarea> tags you can put any text that will be displayed inside the field.
- Permitted Parents
- Any element that accepts phrasing content
- Start/End Tags
- Start tag: required, End tag: required
You can write whatever text you want in the textarea.
|autofocus||Specifies that a text area should automatically get focus when the page loads|
|cols||Specifies the width of the textarea based on the number of visible character widths.|
|dirname||Specifies that the text direction of the textarea will be submitted|
|disabled||Disables the input control. The button won't accept changes from the user. It also cannot receive focus and will be skipped when tabbing.|
|form||Specifies one or more forms the text area belongs to|
|maxlength||Specifies the maximum number of characters allowed in the text area|
|name||Assigns a name to the input control.|
|placeholder||Specifies a short hint that describes the expected value of a text area|
|readonly||Sets the textarea to read-only - it won't allow the user to change the value. The textarea however, can receive focus and is included when tabbing through the form controls.|
|required||Specifies that a text area is required/must be filled out|
|rows||Specifies the height of the textarea based on the number of visible lines of text. If there's more text than this allows, users can scroll using the textarea's scrollbars.|
|wrap||Specifies how the text in a text area is to be wrapped when submitted in a form|
<textarea> tag also supports the Global Attributes in HTML5
<textarea> tag also supports the Event Attributes in HTML5
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