HTML | DOM Input Submit formMethod Property

The Input Submit formMethod Property in HTML DOM is used to set or return the value of the formMethod attribute of a submit Button. The formMethod attribute is used to specify the HTTP method used to send data while submitting the form. There are two kinds of HTTP Methods, which are GET and POST. This attribute overrides the method attribute of a <form> element.

Syntax:

  • It returns the Input Submit formMethod property.
    submitObject.formMethod
  • It is used to set the Input Submit formMethod property.
    submitObject.formMethod = get|post

Property Values:



  • GET: In the GET method, after the submission of the form, the form values will be visible in the address bar of the new browser tab.
  • POST: In the post method, after the submission of the form, the form values will not be visible in the address bar of the new browser tab as it was visible in the GET method.

Return Value: It returns a string value which represent the HTTP method used to send data while submitting the form.

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

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<!DOCTYPE html> 
<html
  
<head
    <title
        HTML DOM Input Submit formMethod Property
    </title
</head
  
<body style="text-align:center;"
    <h1>
        GeeksForGeeks
    </h1>
      
    <h2
        HTML DOM Input Submit formMethod Property 
    </h2
      
    <form action="#" method="get" target="_self">
        <input type = "submit" id = "Geeks" name="myGeeks" 
            value = "Submit @ geeksforgeeks"
            formTarget="_blank" formMethod="post">
    </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 set submit formMethod Property -->
    <script
        function myGeeks() { 
            var btn = document.getElementById("Geeks").formMethod;
            document.getElementById("GFG").innerHTML = btn; 
        
    </script
</body
  
</html>                    

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Output:
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After Clicking On Button:

Example 2: This example illustrates how to return Input Submit formMethod property.

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<!DOCTYPE html> 
<html
  
<head
    <title
        HTML DOM Input Submit formMethod Property
    </title
</head
  
<body style="text-align:center;"
    <h1>
        GeeksForGeeks
    </h1>
      
    <h2
        HTML DOM Input Submit formMethod Property 
    </h2>
      
    <form action="#" method="get" target="_self">
        <input type = "submit" id = "Geeks"
            name="myGeeks" value = "Submit @ geeksforgeeks"
            formTarget="_blank" formMethod="post">
    </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 formMethod Property -->
    <script
        function myGeeks() { 
            var btn = document.getElementById("Geeks").formMethod
                    = "Get";
                      
            document.getElementById("GFG").innerHTML
                    = "The value of the formMethod attribute"
                      + " was changed to " + btn; 
        
    </script
</body
  
</html>                    

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Output:
Before Clicking the Button:

After Clicking the Button:

Supported Browsers: The browser supported by DOM input Submit formMethod Property are listed below:

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


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