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HTML | DOM Input Search name Property
  • Difficulty Level : Basic
  • Last Updated : 12 Mar, 2019

The DOM Input Search name Property in HTML DOM is used to set or return the value of name attribute of a search 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 search name property.
    searchObject.name
  • It is used to set the Input search name property.
    searchObject.name = name

Property Values: It contains a single value name which defines the name of the search field.

Return Value: It returns a string value which represents the name of the search field.

Example-1: This example illustrates how to return Input search name property.






<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  
<head>
    <title>
      Input Search name Property
  </title>
    <style>
        h1 {
            color: green;
        }
          
        h2 {
            font-family: Impact;
        }
          
        body {
            text-align: center;
        }
    </style>
</head>
  
<body>
  
    <h1>GeeksforGeeks</h1>
    <h2>Input Search name Property</h2>
    <form id="myGeeks">
        <input type="Search"
               id="test"
               name="myGeeks"
               placeholder="Type to search..">
    </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").name;
            
            document.getElementById(
                "check").innerHTML = s;
        }
    </script>
  
</body>
  
</html>

Output:
Before Clicking On Button:

After Clicking On Button:

Example-2: This Example illustrates how to set the Property.




<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  
<head>
    <title>
      Input Search name Property
  </title>
    <style>
        h1 {
            color: green;
        }
          
        h2 {
            font-family: Impact;
        }
          
        body {
            text-align: center;
        }
    </style>
</head>
  
<body>
  
    <h1>GeeksforGeeks</h1>
    <h2>Input Search name Property</h2>
    <form id="myGeeks">
        <input type="Search"
               id="test"
               name="myGeeks" 
               placeholder="Type to search..">
    </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").name = "HelloGeeks";
            
            
            document.getElementById(
                "check").innerHTML = 
              "The value of the name attribute was changed to "
            + s;
        }
    </script>
  
</body>
  
</html>

Output:
Before Clicking On button:

After Clicking On Button:

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

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



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