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HTML5 <meter> Tag

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  • Last Updated : 17 Mar, 2022

It is used to define the scale for measurement in a well-defined range and also supports a fractional value. It is also known as a gauge. It is used in Disk use, relevance query result, etc. 


<meter attributes...> </meter>

Attributes: This tag contains many attributes which are listed below: 

  • form: It defines one or more forms that meter tag belongs too.
  • max: It is used to specify the maximum value of a range.
  • min: It is used to specify the minimum value of a range.
  • high: It is used to specify the range considered to be a high value.
  • low: It is used to specify the range value that is considered to be low.
  • Optimum: It is used to specify the optimum value for the range.
  • value: It is used to specify the required or actual value of the range.



<!DOCTYPE html>
<p>Meter Tag:</p>
        Sachin's score:
        <meter value="5" min="0" max="10">
          5 out of 10
        Laxma sxore:
        <meter value="0.5">
          50% from 100%


Supported Browsers: 

  • Google Chrome 8.0
  • Internet Explorer 13.0
  • Firefox 6.0
  • Opera 11.0
  • Safari 6.0

Important Note : The meter tag should not be used to indicate progress (as in a progress bar). For progress bars, use the progress tag.

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