HTML DOM Submit Object

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Submit Object

The Submit object represents a submit button in an HTML form.

Clicking on a submit button sends the named contents of the form to the server.

For each <input type="submit"> tag in an HTML form, a Submit object is created.

You can access a submit button by searching through the elements[] array of the form, or by using document.getElementById().

Hint: Clicking on a submit button fires the onsubmit event

Submit Object Properties

W3C: W3C Standard.

Property Description W3C
form Returns a reference to the form that contains the submit button Yes
name Sets or returns the value of the name attribute of a submit button Yes
type Returns which type of form element the submit button is Yes
value Sets or returns the value of the value attribute of the submit button Yes

Standard Properties, Methods, and Events

The Submit object also supports the standard properties, methods, and events.


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