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HTML | <form> accept-charset Attribute

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The HTML <form> accept-charset Attribute is used to define the character encoding and is used for form submission. The default value of the accept-charset attribute is “UNKNOWN” string which indicates the encoding equals to the encoding of the document containing the <form> element. 


<form accept-charset = "character_set">

Attribute Value: The attribute value contains the list separated value of one or more encoding attributes. The common value of encoding attributes is UTF-8, ISO-8859-1. This attribute always associated with the form element only. 



<!DOCTYPE html>
      HTML form accept-charset attribute
        h1 {
            color: green;
        body {
            text-align: center;
      HTML &lt;form&gt; accept-charset Attribute
    <form action="#" accept-charset="UTF-8">
        First name:
        <input type="text" name="fname">
        <br> Last name:
        <input type="text" name="lname">
        <input type="submit" value="Submit">



Supported Browsers: The browsers supported by HTML <form> accept-charset Attribute are listed below:

  • Google Chrome
  • Edge 12 and above
  • Internet Explorer
  • Firefox
  • Apple Safari
  • Opera

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Last Updated : 22 Jul, 2022
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