HTML | DOM Input Search autofocus Property

The DOM Input Search autofocus Property in HTML DOM is used to set or return whether the Input search Field should get focus or not when the page loads. It reflects the HTML autofocus attribute.

Syntax:

  • It returns the autofocus property.
    searchObject.autofocus
  • It is used to set the autofocus property.
    searchObject.autofocus = "true|false"

Property Values:



  • true: It sets the focus of the search field.
  • false: It has the default value. It defines the search field does not get focus.

Return Value: It returns a boolean value which represents the search field gets autofocus or not.

Example-1: This example returns the Input search autofocus property.

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<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  
<head>
    <title>
      Input Search autofocus Property
  </title>
    <style>
        h1 {
            color: green;
        }
          
        h2 {
            font-family: Impact;
        }
          
        body {
            text-align: center;
        }
    </style>
</head>
  
<body>
  
    <h1>GeeksforGeeks</h1>
    <h2>Input Search autofocus Property</h2>
    <form id="myGeeks">
        <input type="Search" 
               id="test" 
               name="myGeeks"
               placeholder="Type to search.." 
               value="GeeksForGeeks"
               autofocus>
    </form>
    <br>
    <br>
    <button ondblclick="Access()">click here
    </button>
  
    <p id="check"
       style="font-size:24px;
              color:green;">
  </p>
  
    <script>
        function Access() {
  
            // type="search" 
            var s = document.getElementById(
                "test").autofocus;
            
            document.getElementById(
                "check").innerHTML = s;
        }
    </script>
  
</body>
  
</html>

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After Clicking On Button:

Example-2: This Example that illustrate how to set the Property.

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<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  
<head>
    <title>
      Input Search autofocus Property
  </title>
    <style>
        h1 {
            color: green;
        }
          
        h2 {
            font-family: Impact;
        }
          
        body {
            text-align: center;
        }
    </style>
</head>
  
<body>
  
    <h1>GeeksforGeeks</h1>
    <h2>Input Search autofocus Property</h2>
    <form id="myGeeks">
        <input type="Search"
               id="test"
               name="myGeeks"
               placeholder="Type to search.." 
               value="GeeksForGeeks"
               autofocus>
    </form>
    <br>
    <br>
    <button ondblclick="Access()">click here
    </button>
  
    <p id="check"
       style="font-size:24px;
              color:green;">
  </p>
  
    <script>
        function Access() {
  
            // type="search" 
            var s = document.getElementById(
                "test").autofocus = false;
            
            
            document.getElementById(
                "check").innerHTML = s;
        }
    </script>
  
</body>
  
</html>

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Output:
Before Clicking On Button:

After Clicking On Button:

Supported Browsers: The browser supported by DOM input search autofocus Property are listed below:

  • Google Chrome
  • Internet Explorer 10.0 +
  • Firefox
  • Opera
  • Safari


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