Input Text name Property - Javascript DOM HTML Element

Javascript examples for DOM HTML Element:Input Text


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

Set the name property with the following Values

Value Description
name Sets the name of the text field

Return Value

A String, representing the name of the text field

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

Demo Code

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<!DOCTYPE html>
Username: <input type="text" id="myText" name="usrnm">

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

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

function change() {//from  w  w w.  j a v a2  s  . co m
    var x = document.getElementById("myText").name = "username";
    console.log("The name was changed to: " + x);


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