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HTML DOM Input Text blur() Method

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  • Last Updated : 31 Aug, 2022
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The Input Text blur() method in HTML DOM is used to pull or remove focus from the text field when the event occurs.  



Parameters: This method does not contain any parameter values.

Return Value: It does not return any value.

Example: Below program illustrates the use of the input text blur()  method in HTML DOM. 


<!DOCTYPE html>
        HTML DOM Input Text blur() Method
<body style="text-align:center;">
    <h1 style="color:green">GeeksforGeeks</h1>
    <strong>DOM Input Text blur() method</strong>
    <form id="myForm">
       <input type="text" id="text_id"
              name="userinput" autofocus>
    <button onclick="myblur()">Get Focus!</button>
    <!-- script to remove focus to the text field-->
        function myblur() {
            var txt = document.getElementById("text_id").blur();


Supported Browsers:

  • Google Chrome 1
  • Mozilla Firefox 1
  • Edge 12
  • Opera
  • Safari 1
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