Open In App
Related Articles

HTML DOM Textarea disabled Property

Improve
Improve
Improve
Like Article
Like
Save Article
Save
Report issue
Report

The DOM Textarea disabled Property is used to set or return whether the textarea element would be disabled or not. A disabled text area is un-clickable and unusable. It is a boolean attribute and is used to reflect the HTML Disabled attribute. 

Syntax: 

  • It is used to return the disabled property.
textareaObject.disabled
  • It is used to set the disabled property.
textareaObject.disabled = true|false

Property Values: 

  • true: It defines that the textarea is disabled.
  • False: It has a default value. It defines that the text area is not disabled.

Return Value: It returns a boolean value that represents whether the text area is disabled or not. 

Example-1: This example illustrates how to set the Textarea disabled property

HTML

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
 
<head>
    <title>DOM textarea disabled Property</title>
</head>
 
<body style="text-align:center">
    <h1 style="color: green;">
        GeeksforGeeks
    </h1>
    <h2>DOM textarea disabled Property</h2>
    <p>This text area is non editable.</p>
    <!-- Assigning id to textarea. -->
    <textarea id="GFG" disabled>
        This textarea field is disabled.
    </textarea>
    <br>
    <button onclick="myGeeks()">
      Submit
    </button>
    <script>
        function myGeeks() {
            // sets the textarea disabled property.
            document.getElementById(
                "GFG").disabled = false;
        }
    </script>
</body>
 
</html>

                    

Output: 

 

Example-2: This example illustrates how to return the Textarea Disabled property

HTML

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
 
<head>
    <title>DOM textarea disabled Property</title>
</head>
 
<body style="text-align:center">
    <h1 style="color: green;">
        GeeksforGeeks
    </h1>
    <h2>DOM textarea disabled Property</h2>
    <p>This text area is non editable.</p>
    <!-- Assigning id to textarea. -->
    <textarea id="GFG" disabled>This textarea
         field is disabled.
    </textarea>
    <br>
    <button onclick="myGeeks()">
        Submit
    </button>
    <p id="sudo"></p>
    <script>
        function myGeeks() {
            // Return Textarea disabled Property
            let x = document.getElementById(
                "GFG").disabled;
            document.getElementById(
                "sudo").innerHTML = x;
        }
    </script>
</body>
 
</html>

                    

Output: 

 

Supported Browsers: The browser supported by Textarea Disabled Property are listed below:

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


Last Updated : 16 Jun, 2023
Like Article
Save Article
Previous
Next
Share your thoughts in the comments
Similar Reads