Input Search readOnly Property - Javascript DOM HTML Element

Javascript examples for DOM HTML Element:Input Search


The readOnly property sets or gets whether a search field should be read-only.

This property reflects the HTML readonly attribute.

Set the readOnly property with the following Values

Value Description
true|false Sets whether a search field should be read-only

Return Value

A Boolean, returns true if the search field is read-only, otherwise it returns false

The following code shows how to Set a search field to read-only:

Demo Code

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<!DOCTYPE html>
Search: <input type="search" id="mySearch" readonly>

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

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

function myFunction() {//from w  ww .j  a va  2s  . c o  m
    var x = document.getElementById("mySearch").readOnly;
    document.getElementById("demo").innerHTML = x;


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