HTML | hidden Attribute

This attribute is used to define the visibility of elements. It contains a boolean value. If this attribute is used then browsers will not display elements that have the hidden attribute specified. The hidden attribute can be seen using some condition or JavaScript used to see the hidden content.

Syntax:

<element hidden>

Note: This attribute is new in HTML 5.

Example:

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<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
    <head>
        <title>hidden attribute</title>
        <style>
            body {
                text-align:center;
            }
            h1 {
                color:green;
            }
        </style>
    </head>
    <body>
        <h1>GeeksforGeeks</h1>
        <h2>hidden attribute</h2>
          
        <!-- hidden paragraph -->
        <p hidden>A computer science portal for geeks</p>
    </body>
</html>

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Output:

Supported Browsers: The browser supported by hidden attribute are listed below:

  • Google Chrome 6.0
  • Internet Explorer 11.0
  • Firefox 4.0
  • Opera 11.1
  • Safari 5.1


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