<textarea> ... </textarea>


attribute default desctiption
id none specifies the unique ID
class none specifies the style sheet class
style none specifies the style sheet
name none specifies the name for the text area
rows browser dependency specifies the number of rows in the text area
cols browser dependency specifies the horizontal width of each row in one-byte characters
readonly --- specifies whether the text area should be read-only
disabled --- specifies whether the text area should be disabled


HTML 2, HTML 3.2, HTML 4.01 [STF], XHTML 1.0 [STF], XHTML 1.1, XHTML Basic
Microsoft (MSDN)
[IE3 or later][Firefox 1 or later][Safari 1 or later][Opera 3 or later][Netscape 2 or later]


The textarea tag specifies a multiline text area in a input form.

Related Tags

form, input

Sample Code [Output]

<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01 Transitional//EN">
<meta http-equiv="content-type" content="text/html;charset=shift_jis">
<form method="get" action="../bbs.cgi">
<textarea rows="5" cols="10">You can freely write your comments</textarea>