HTML | accept Attribute

This attribute specifies the type of file that the server accepts. This attribute can be used with <input> element only. This attribute is not used for validation tool because file uploads should be validated on the Server.

Syntax:

<input accept = "file_extension"> 

Attribute: This attribute is associated with <input> elements only.

Example:

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<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
    <head>
        <title>accept attribute</title>
        <style>
            body {
                text-align:center;
            }
            h1 {
                color:green;
            }
        </style>
    </head>
    <body>
        <h1>GeeksForGeeks</h1>
        <h2>accept attribute</h2>
        <form action=" ">
            <input type="file" name="picture" accept="image/*">
            <input type="submit">
        </form>
    </body>
</html>                    

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Output:

Supported Browsers: The browser supported by accept attribute are listed below:

  • Apple Safari 6.0
  • Google Chrome 8.0
  • Firefox 4.0
  • Opera 15.0
  • Internet Explorer 10.0


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