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HTML <textarea> disabled Attribute

  • Difficulty Level : Basic
  • Last Updated : 04 Jan, 2019

The disabled attribute for <textarea> element in HTML is used to specify that the text area element is disabled. A disabled text area is un-clickable and unusable. It is a boolean attribute.


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<textarea disabled>text content...</textarea>


<!DOCTYPE html> 
        <title>HTML textarea disabled Attribute</title
    <body style = "text-align:center">    
        <h1 style = "color: green;">GeeksforGeeks</h1>
        <h2>HTML textarea disabled Attribute</h2>
        <p>This text area is non editable.</p>
        <!--A disabled textarea-->
        <textarea disabled>
            This textarea field is disabled.


Supported Browsers: The browser supported by <textarea> disabled attribute are listed below:

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