HTML | <input> min Attribute

The HTML min Attribute is used to specify the minimum value for an input field. It can be used together with the max attribute to create a range of values.
It can be used with the many input fields such as number, range, date, datetime, datetime-local, month, time and week.


<input min="number|date">

Attribute Values:

  • number: It contains the value i.e number which specifies the minimum value allowed by the input field.
  • date: It contains the value i.e date which specifies the minimum date allowed for the <input> date field.

Example: This Example illustrates the use of min attribute in <input> element.





<!DOCTYPE html>
<body style="text-align:center;">
    <h1 style="color:green;"
      HTML | min Attribute in Input Field
    <form id="myGeeks">
        <input type="number" 
               placeholder="multiples of 5"
    <p style="font-size:20px;">
      The minimum value for an input field is 10.



Supported Browsers: The browser supported by HTML <Input>min Attribute are listed below:

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


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