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HTML contenteditable Attribute

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It is used to specify whether the content present in the element is editable or not. When this attribute is not set in an element, this element will inherit from its parent element.

Supported Tags: It supports all HTML elements. 


<element contenteditable = "true|false">

Attribute: It is mainly an instance of a Global Attributes and it can be used in any HTML element. This attribute contains two value either true or false. If the attribute value is true then the content is editable and if the attribute value is false the content is not editable.



<!DOCTYPE html>
    <title>contenteditable attribute</title>
        body {
        h1 {
    <h2>contenteditable attribute</h2>
    <p contenteditable="true">
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Supported Browsers: The browser supported by contenteditable attribute are listed below: 

  • Google Chrome 
  • Edge
  • Firefox
  • Opera
  • Safari 
Last Updated : 04 Aug, 2023
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