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HTML | <form> accept-charset Attribute
  • Last Updated : 24 Oct, 2020

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.

Syntax:

<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.

Example:




<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  
<head>
    <title>
      HTML form accept-charset attribute
  </title>
    <style>
        h1 {
            color: green;
        }
          
        body {
            text-align: center;
        }
    </style>
</head>
  
<body>
    <h1>GeeksforGeeks</h1>
    <h2>
      HTML <form> accept-charset Attribute
  </h2>
    
    <form action="#" accept-charset="UTF-8">
        First name:
        <input type="text" name="fname">
        <br> Last name:
        <input type="text" name="lname">
        <br>
        <input type="submit" value="Submit">
    </form>
</body>
  
</html>

Output:

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

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



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