Open In App
Related Articles

HTML checked Attribute

Improve
Improve
Improve
Like Article
Like
Save Article
Save
Report issue
Report

The checked attribute in HTML is used to indicate whether an element should be checked when the page loads up. It is a Boolean attribute. 

Note: It can be used with <input> element only where the type is either “checkbox” or “radio”.  This attribute has been DEPRECATED and is no longer recommended.

Supported Tags: 

Syntax: 

<input type = "checkbox|radio" checked>

Example 1: 

html

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
 
<head>
    <title>HTML checked Attribute</title>
</head>
 
<body style="text-align: center;">
    <h1 style="color: green;">GeeksforGeeks</h1>
    <h2>HTML checked Attribute</h2>
    <form>
        <!-- Below input elements have attribute "checked" -->
        <input type="checkbox"
               name="check"
               value="1"
               checked>
        Checked by default<br>
        <input type="checkbox"
               name="check"
               value="2">
        Not checked by default<br>
    </form>
</body>
 
</html>

                    

Output: 

checked

Example 2: 

html

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
 
<head>
    <title>HTML checked Attribute</title>
</head>
 
<body style="text-align: center;">
    <h1 style="color: green;">GeeksforGeeks</h1>
    <h2>HTML checked Attribute</h2>
    <form>
        <!-- Below input elements have attribute "checked" -->
        <input type="radio"
               name="check"
               value="1"
               checked>
        Selected by default<br>
        <input type="radio"
               name="check"
               value="2">
        Not selected by default<br>
    </form>
</body>
 
</html>

                    

Output: 

checked

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

  • Google Chrome 1.0
  • Firefox 1.0
  • Opera 1.0
  • Apple Safari 1.0


Last Updated : 02 Aug, 2023
Like Article
Save Article
Previous
Next
Share your thoughts in the comments
Similar Reads