HTML5 autofocus Attribute
INPUT placeholders, client side file naming, and audio/video, can now be completed using basic HTML. Another simple functionality HTML now allows us is auto-focusing on elements upon page load; this is accomplished using the
The code is as simple as it gets:
<!-- These all work! -->
<input autofocus />
When the autofocus attribute is present, the
BUTTON element is automatically selected upon page load. I experimented with display elements (
H1 tag) and a
tabIndex of 0, but autofocus did not work for them.
attachEvent. Times have changed but there are still a few functions each developer should...
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