The HTML Attribute reference

"name" - html Attribute

  • A control's "control name" is given by its name attribute.

Value(s):
Used in the element(s):
Elements Description
a The A element denotes an anchor; a hypertext link or the destination of a link.Attribute, name, usage:
  • Must be a unique anchor name. The scope of this name is the current document.
applet (deprecated) This element is used to embed Java applets.Attribute, name, usage:
  • specifies a name for the applet instance, which makes it possible for applets on the same page to find (and communicate with) each other.
button This element defines a submit button, reset button, or push button.Attribute, name, usage:
  • If the button is a part of a form (inside it), then the name contents is the parameter key and the value contents is the value of the parameter key in an submit of the form.
form This element defines an interactive form. Attribute, name, usage:
  • Names the element so that it may be referred to from style sheets or scripts.
  • This attribute has been included for backwards compatibility. Applications should use the id attribute to identify elements.
frame This element defines a frame, which is a rectangular subspace within a Frameset document. Attribute, name, usage:
  • Assigns a name to the current frame. This name may be used as the target of subsequent links.
iframe This element defines an inline frame for the inclusion of other HTML documents.Attribute, name, usage:
  • Assigns a name to the current frame. This name may be used as the target of subsequent links.
img This element specifies an inline image to be drawn in the place.Attribute, name, usage:
  • Names the element so that it may be referred to from style sheets or scripts.
input This element defines a form control for the user to enter input.Attribute, name, usage:
  • Assigns the control name.
map This element specifies a client-side image map that may be associated with another elements like: IMG, OBJECT, or INPUT. Attribute, name, usage:
  • Assigns a name to the image map defined by a MAP element.
meta Metatags are a way for you to define your web page and web site to the outside world.Attribute, name, usage:
  • Identifies a property name. This HTML specification does not list legal values for this attribute.
object This element is used to include objects such as images, audio, videos, Java applets, and Flash animations. Attribute, name, usage:
  • Assigns the object element a name.
param This element provides parameters for the 'object' and 'applet' elements. Attribute, name, usage:
  • Defines the name of a run-time parameter, assumed to be known by the inserted object. Whether the property name is case-sensitive depends on the specific object implementation.
select This element defines a form control for the selection of options. It is is most useful within a FORM.Attribute, name, usage:
  • Assigns the select control a name.
textarea This element is used in forms to get multiple lines of text from the user.Attribute, name, usage:
  • Assigns the textarea-control name.

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