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  • Last Updated : 25 Jul, 2019

The inputEncoding property returns the character encoding used for parsing the document. This property doesn’t have any default value.




  • The HTML DOM inputEncoding property does not require any parameter.
  • Return Value:

  • The HTML DOM inputEncoding property returns a String which represens the document’s character encoding.
  • Example:

    <!DOCTYPE html>
          HTML | DOM inputEncoding Property
          Click the button to check the
          encoding of this document
        <button onclick="geek()">
            Alert document's encoding
            function geek() {
                var docEncoding = document.inputEncoding;

    Output :
    Before clicking the button:

    After clicking the button:

    Supported Browsers: The browser supported by DOM inputEncoding() Property are listed below:

    • Google Chrome
    • Internet Explorer 9.0+
    • Firefox
    • Opera 15.0+
    • Safari
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