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The HTML autocomplete Attribute is used to specify whether the input field has autocompleted would be on or off. When the autocomplete attribute is set to on the browser will automatically complete the values based on which the user entered before. It works with many input fields such as text, search, URL, email, password, date pickers, range, and color.

Syntax:

<element autocomplete="on | off"> 

Attribute Values:

  • on: It has a default value. It specifies that autocomplete is enabled.
  • off: It specifies that the autocomplete is disabled.

Example: In this example, we use autocomplete attribute value as off in the form.

HTML

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<body>
    <h1>Welcome to GeeksforGeeks</h1>
    <form id="myGeeks">
        <input type="text"
               autocomplete="off"
               id="text_id"
               name="fname">
        <input type="submit">
    </form>
</body>
</html>

                    

Output:

Setting the autocomplete attribute value to off

Applicable: The autocomplete attribute applicable for.

Example: This Example illustrates the use of autocomplete attribute in input element:

HTML

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
  <title>HTML autocomplete Attribute</title>
</head>
<body style="text-align:center;">
  <h1>GeeksforGeeks</h1>
  <h2>
    HTML autocomplete Attribute
  </h2>
  <form id="myGeeks">
    <input type="text"
           autocomplete="on"
           id="text_id"
           name="fname">
 
    <input type="submit">
  </form>
</body>
</html>

                    

Output:

autocomplete attribute

Supported Browsers: 

  • Google Chrome
  • Firefox 
  • Edge 79 and above
  • Opera
  • Safari


Last Updated : 24 Aug, 2022
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