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HTML | DOM Input Checkbox name Property

  • Difficulty Level : Basic
  • Last Updated : 11 Mar, 2019

The Input Checkbox name property in HTML DOM is used to set or return the value of name attribute of a input checkbox field. The name attribute is required for each input field. If the name attribute is not specified in an input field then the data of that field would not be sent at all.

Syntax:

  • It returns the Input Checkbox name property.
    checkboxObject.name
  • It is used to set the Input Checkbox name property.
    checkboxObject.name = name

    Property Values: It contains single property values name which is used to specify the name of the checkbox.

    Return value: It returns a string value which represent the name of the input checkbox field.

    Example 1: This example returns the Input Checkbox name property.






    <!DOCTYPE html> 
    <html
        <head
            <title>
                DOM Input Checkbox name Property
            </title
        </head>
          
        <body style = "text-align: center;"
          
            <h1 style = "color:green;">
                GeeksforGeeks
            </h1
              
            <h2>DOM Input Checkbox name Property</h2>
              
            <form
              
                <!-- Below input elements have attribute "checked" -->
                <input type="checkbox" name="check" id="GFG"
                        value="1" checked>Checked by default<br
                          
                <input type="checkbox" name="check" value="2">
                        Not checked by default<br
            </form> <br>
              
            <button onclick="myGeeks()">
                Submit
            </button>
              
            <p id="sudo" style="color:green;font-size:25px;"></p>
              
            <!-- Script to set Input Checkbox name Property -->
            <script>
                function myGeeks() {
                    var g = document.getElementById("GFG").name
                    document.getElementById("sudo").innerHTML = g;
                }
            </script>
        </body
    </html>                               

    Output:
    Before clicking on the Button:

    After clicking on the Button:

    Example 2: This example sets the Input Checkbox name property.




    <!DOCTYPE html> 
    <html
        <head
            <title>
                DOM Input Checkbox name Property
            </title
        </head
          
        <body style = "text-align: center;"
          
            <h1 style = "color: green;">
                GeeksforGeeks
            </h1
              
            <h2>DOM Input Checkbox name Property</h2
              
            <form
              
                <!-- Below input elements have attribute
                    "checked" -->
                <input type="checkbox" name="check" id="GFG"
                        value="1" checked>Checked by default<br
                          
                <input type="checkbox" name="check" value="2">
                        Not checked by default<br
            </form> <br>
              
            <button onclick="myGeeks()">
                Submit
            </button>
              
            <p id="sudo" style="color:green;font-size:20px;"></p>
              
            <!-- Script to set Input Checkbox name property -->
            <script>
                function myGeeks() {
                    var g = document.getElementById("GFG").name
                            = "uncheck";
                    document.getElementById("sudo").innerHTML
                            = "The value of the name attribute"
                              + " was changed to " + g;
                }
            </script>
        </body
    </html>                     

    Output:
    Before Clicking on the Button:

    After Clicking on the Button:

    Supported Browsers: The browser supported by DOM input Checkbox name Property are listed below:

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

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