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HTML | DOM Input Submit formAction Property
  • Difficulty Level : Basic
  • Last Updated : 11 Mar, 2019
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The Input Submit formAction Property in HTML DOM is used to set or return the value of the formaction attribute of a submit button. After submission of form the formaction attribute called. The form data is to be sent to the server after submission of form. It overrides the feature of the action attribute of a <form> element.

Syntax:

  • It returns the formAction property.
    submitObject.formAction
  • It is used to set the formAction property.
    submitObject.formAction = URL

Property Values: It contains single value URL which is used to specify the URL of the document where the data to be sent after submission of form.
The possible value of URL are:

  • absolute URL: It points to the full address of a page. For example: www.geeksforgeeks.org/data-structure
  • relative URL: It is used to point to a file within in a webpage. For Example: gfg.php

Return Value: It returns a string value which represent the URL of the form.

Example 1: This example illustrates how to return Input Submit formAction Property.






<!DOCTYPE html> 
<html
  
<head
    <title
        HTML DOM Input Submit formAction Property
    </title
</head
  
<body style="text-align:center;"
    <h1>
        GeeksForGeeks
    </h1>
      
    <h2
        HTML DOM Input Submit formAction Property 
    </h2
      
    <form action="#" method="get" target="_self">
        <input type = "submit" id = "Geeks" name="myGeeks"
            value = "Submit @ geeksforgeeks" formTarget="_blank" 
            formMethod="post" formAction="test.php">
    </form>
      
    <p>
        click on below button to return the Property
    </p>
      
    <button onclick = "myGeeks()"
        Click Here! 
    </button
      
    <p id = "GFG"style="font-size:25px;"></p
      
    <!-- Script to return submit formEnctype Property -->
    <script
        function myGeeks() { 
            var btn = document.getElementById("Geeks").formAction;
            document.getElementById("GFG").innerHTML = btn; 
        
    </script
</body
  
</html>                         

Output:
Before Clicking the Button:

After Clicking the Button:

Example 2: This example illustrates how to set Input Submit formAction property.




<!DOCTYPE html> 
<html
  
<head
    <title
        HTML DOM Input Submit formAction Property
    </title
</head
  
<body style="text-align:center;"
    <h1>
        GeeksForGeeks
    </h1>
      
    <h2
        HTML DOM Input Submit formAction Property 
    </h2
      
    <form action="#" method="get" target="_self">
        <input type = "submit" id = "Geeks" name="myGeeks"
            value = "Submit @ geeksforgeeks" formTarget="_blank"
            formMethod="post" formAction="www.finecomb.com">
    </form>
      
    <p>
        click on below button to set the Property
    </p>
      
    <button onclick = "myGeeks()"
        Click Here! 
    </button
      
    <p id = "GFG"style="font-size:25px;"></p
      
    <!-- Script to set submit formAction Property -->
    <script
        function myGeeks() { 
            var btn = document.getElementById("Geeks").formAction
                    = "test.php";
                      
            document.getElementById("GFG").innerHTML
                    = "The value of the formAction attribute "
                      + "was changed to " + btn; 
        
    </script
</body
  
</html>                    

Output:
Before Clicking the Button:

After Clicking the Button:

Supported Browsers: The browser supported by DOM Input Submit formAction Property are listed below:

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

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