HTML | DOM Input Hidden name Property

The Input Hidden name property in HTML DOM is used to set or return the value of the name attribute. The form data which has been submitted to the server can be identified by the name attribute. The name attribute is also used for referencing form data on the client side using JavaScript.

Syntax:

  • It returns the Input Hidden name property.
    hiddenObject.name
  • It is used to set the Input Hidden name property.
    hiddenObject.name = name
  • Property Values: It contains single value name which is used to specify the name of the hidden input field.

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

    Example 1: This example illustrate how to return Input Hidden name property.

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    <!DOCTYPE html>
    <html>
      
    <head>
        <title>
            HTML DOM Input Hidden name Property
        </title>
    </head>
      
    <body style="text-align:center;">
      
        <h1 style="color:green;">
            GeeksForGeeks 
        </h1>
          
        <h2>
            DOM Input Hidden name Property
        </h2>
      
        <input type="hidden" id="GFG" name ="myGeeks"
                value="GeeksForGeeks">
          
        <button onclick="myGeeks()">
            Submit
        </button>
          
        <p id="sudo" style="color:green;font-size:30px;"></p>
          
        <!-- Script to use Input Hidden name property -->
        <script>
            function myGeeks() {
                var x = document.getElementById("GFG").name;
                document.getElementById("sudo").innerHTML = x;
            }
        </script>
      
    </body>
    </html>                    

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    Output:
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    After clicking on the button:

    Example 2: This example illustrates how to set Input Hidden name property.

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    <!DOCTYPE html>
    <html>
      
    <head>
        <title>
            HTML DOM Input Hidden name Property
        </title>
    </head>
      
    <body style="text-align:center;">
      
        <h1 style="color:green;">
            GeeksForGeeks 
        </h1>
          
        <h2>
            DOM Input Hidden name Property 
        </h2>
          
        <input type="hidden" id="GFG" name ="myGeeks"
                value="GeeksForGeeks">
      
        <button onclick="myGeeks()">
            Submit
        </button>
          
        <p id="sudo" style="color:green;font-size:20px;"></p>
          
        <!-- Script to use Input Hidden name Property -->
        <script>
            function myGeeks() {
                var x = document.getElementById("GFG").name 
                        = "myInput";
                          
                document.getElementById("sudo").innerHTML
                        = "The value of the name attribbute "
                        + "was changed to " + x;
            }
        </script>
    </body>
      
    </html>                    

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    Output:
    Before clicking on the button:

    After clicking on the button:

    Supported Browsers: The browser supported by DOM input Hidden name property are listed below:

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


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