This Attribute specifies that data will be present in form should be encoded when submitting to the server. This type of attribute can be used only if method = “POST”.
<form enctype = "value">
Element: The enctype attribute is associated with <form> element only.
Attribute Value: This attribute contains three value which are listed below:
- application/x-www-form-urlencoded: It is the default value. It encodes all the characters before sent to the server. It converts spaces into + symbols and special character into its hex value.
- multipart/form-data: This value does not encode any character.
- text/plain: This value convert spaces into + symbols but special characters are not converted.
Supported Browsers: The browser supported by enctype Attribute are listed below:
- Google Chrome
- Internet Explorer
- Apple Safari
- HTML | <form> enctype Attribute
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