Input Hidden name Property - Javascript DOM HTML Element

Javascript examples for DOM HTML Element:Input Hidden


The name property sets or gets the name attribute of a hidden input field.

Set the name property with the following Values

Value Description
name Sets the name of the hidden input field

Return Value

A String, representing the name of the hidden input field

The following code shows how to get the name of a hidden input field:

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<!DOCTYPE html>

A hidden input field:
<input type="hidden" id="myInput" name="country" value="Norway">

<button onclick="display()">Display name</button>
<button onclick="change()">Change name</button>

function display() {
    var x = document.getElementById("myInput").name;
    console.log("The name of the hidden input field is: " + x);

function change() {//  w w w  .  j  av a2 s .com
    var x = document.getElementById("myInput").name = "newName";
    console.log("The name was changed to: " + x);


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