CSS | :read-only Selector

The :read-only selector is used to selecting that element which is readable only. The read-only is used to disable the fields. Mainly read-only pseudo-class represent an element that can’t be edited by the user.

Syntax:

:read-only {
    // CSS property
}

Example 1:



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<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
    <head>
        <style>
            input:-moz-read-only {
                text-align: center;
                margin:10px;
                padding: 5px;
                color:Green;
            }
            input:read-only {
                text-align: center;
                margin:10px;
                padding: 5px;
                color:Green;
            }
            h1 {
                color:green;
            }
            body {
                text-align:center;
            }
        </style>
    </head>
    <body>
        <h1>Geeksforgeeks</h1>
        <h2>:read-only selector</h2>
        <p>Read contents only:<br><input readonly value
        "GeeksforGeeks: computer science portal"></p>
    </body>
</html>                    

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<!DOCTYPE html> 
<html
    <head
        <title>:read-only selector</title
        <style
            h1 { 
                color:green; 
            
            input:read-only {
                background-color:Green;
                color:white;
                text-align:center;
            }
            input:-moz-read-only {
                background-color:Green;
                border:1px solid black;
                border-radius:4px;
                padding:4px;
                color:white;
                text-align:center;
            }
            body {
                text-align:center;
            }
        </style
    </head
    <body
        <h1>GeeksforGeeks</h1
        <h2>:read-only Selector</h2
        <input type="text" value="Editable Contents">
        <input type="text" value="Non-editable contents" readonly>
    </body
</html>                    

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Supported Browser: The browser supported by :read-only selector are listed below:

  • Google Chrome 36.0
  • Internet Explorer 13.0
  • Firefox 3.0 -moz-
  • Safari 9.0
  • Opera 23.0


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