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  • Last Updated : 06 Jun, 2022
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The HTML type Attribute is used to specify the type of button for <button> elements. It is also used in the <input> element to specify the type of input to display. For embed elements like link, object, script, source, and style used to specify the Internet Media Type. 


<element type="value"> 

Note: This attribute has been DEPRECATED and is no longer recommended.

Supported Tags: 

  • <a>
  • <area>
  • <embed>
  • <input>
  • <link>
  • <menu>
  • <object>
  • <script>
  • <source>
  • <style>

The below example illustrates the use of type attribute in HTML:



<!DOCTYPE html>
            HTML type Attribute
        <h3>HTML type Attribute</h3>
        <form action="#" method="get">
            Username: <input type="text" name="uname">
            Password: <input type="password" name="pwd">
            <button type="submit" value="submit">
            <button type="reset" value="reset">


Supported Browsers: The browser supported by HTML type attributes are listed below: 

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


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