Input Email autofocus Property - Javascript DOM HTML Element

Javascript examples for DOM HTML Element:Input Email field


The autofocus property sets or gets whether an email field 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 an email field should get focus when the page loads
  • true - The email field gets focus
  • false - Default. The email field does not get focus

Return Value

A Boolean, returns true if the email field gets focus when the page loads, otherwise it returns false

The following code shows how to check if an email field automatically gets focus upon page load:

Demo Code

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<!DOCTYPE html>

E-mail: <input type="email" id="myEmail" autofocus>

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

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

function myFunction() {/* ww  w .  jav a 2s  .c  om*/
    var x = document.getElementById("myEmail").autofocus;
    document.getElementById("demo").innerHTML = x;

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