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HTML | DOM Button form Property

  • Last Updated : 18 Jul, 2019

The Button form property in HTML DOM is used to return the reference of the form containing the button. It is a read-only property and returns the form object on success.


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Return Value: It returns a reference to the form element containing the button. It returns NULL if the button is not in the form.

Example: This example shows the working of the Button form property:

<!DOCTYPE html> 
        HTML DOM Button form Property 
    <h1 style = "color:green">GeeksforGeeks</h1
    <h2>DOM Button form Property</h2
    <form id="users"
        <button onclick = "myGeeks()" id ="btn" type="button"
            Get form ID 
    <p id = "GFG"></p
    <!-- Script to get the form ID -->
        function myGeeks() { 
            var x = document.getElementById("btn");
            document.getElementById("GFG").innerHTML = x;


  • Before clicking the button:
  • After clicking the button:

Supported Browsers: The browser supported by HTML DOM Button form Property are listed below:

  • Google Chrome
  • Internet Explorer
  • Mozilla Firefox
  • Safari
  • Opera

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