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HTML | DOM Input FileUpload name Property

  • Difficulty Level : Basic
  • Last Updated : 27 Mar, 2019

The name property is used to set or return the value of the name attribute of a file upload button.
The name attribute is used to identify form data after the submission to the server.

Syntax:

  • Return the name property:
    fileuploadObject.name
  • Set the name property:
    fileuploadObject.name=name

Property Values:

  • name: Specifies the name of the file upload button.

Examples-1: Return “name” property.




<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  
<head>
    <style>
        h1 {
            color: green;
        }
    </style>
</head>
  
<body>
  <center>
    <h1>
      Geeks for Geeks
  </h1>
  
    <input type="file"
           id="myFile" 
           name="gfgFile">
  
    <p id="demo"></p>
  
    <button onclick="myFunction()">
        Click
    </button>
  
    <script>
        function myFunction() {
            var x =
                document.getElementById("myFile").name;
            document.getElementById("demo").innerHTML = x;
        }
    </script>
  </center>
</body>
  
</html>

Output:
Before:

After:



Examples-2: Set “name” property.




<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  
<head>
    <style>
        h1 {
            color: green;
        }
    </style>
</head>
  
<body>
    <center>
    <h1>
      Geeks for Geeks
  </h1>
        <input type="file"
               id="myFile">
  
        <p id="demo"></p>
  
        <button onclick="myFunction()">
            Try it
        </button>
  
        <script>
            function myFunction() {
                var x =
                    document.getElementById(
                        "myFile").name = "new name";
  
                document.getElementById("demo").innerHTML = x;
            }
        </script>
    </center>
  
</body>
  
</html>

Output:
Before:

After:

Supported Browsers:

  • Google Chrome
  • Mozilla Firefox
  • Edge 10.0
  • Opera
  • Apple Safari

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