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HTML | <form> target Attribute
  • Last Updated : 24 May, 2019

The <form> target Attribute in HTML is used to specify whether the submitted result will open in the current window, a new tab or on a new frame.


<form target="_blank|_self|_parent|_top|framename"\> 

Attribute Values:

  • _blank: It opens the link in a new window.
  • _self: It opens the linked document in the same frame.
  • _parent: It opens the linked document in the parent frameset.
  • _top: It opens the linked document in the full body of the window.
  • framename: It opens the linked document in the named frame.

Example: This example illustrates the use of target Attribute in form element.

<!DOCTYPE html> 
    <title>HTML Form target Attribute</title
        h1 { 
            color: green; 
        body { 
            text-align: center; 
    <h2>HTML Form target Attribute</h2
    <form action="#" id="GFG" target="_self"
        First name: 
        <input type="text" name="fname"
        <br> Last name: 
        <input type="text" name="lname"
        <br> Address: 
        <input type="text" name="Address"
        <input type="submit" value="Submit"


Supported Browsers: The browser supported by HTML form target Attribute are listed below:

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

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