Button autofocus Property - Javascript DOM HTML Element

Javascript examples for DOM HTML Element:Button


The autofocus property sets or gets whether a button should get focus when the page loads, or not.

This property reflects the HTML autofocus attribute.

Set the autofocus property with the following Values

Value Description
true|false Sets whether a button should get focus when the page loads

Return Value

A Boolean, returns true if the button automatically gets focus when the page loads, otherwise it returns false

The following code shows how to check if a button gets focus upon page load:

Demo Code

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<!DOCTYPE html>

<button id="myBtn" autofocus>My Button</button>

<button onclick="myFunction()">Test</button>

<p id="demo"></p>

function myFunction() {/*from  w w w . j  a v a  2  s.  com*/
    var x = document.getElementById("myBtn").autofocus;
    document.getElementById("demo").innerHTML = x;


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