Categories
HTML

How to select multiple files with file input with HTML?

To select multiple files with file input with HTML, we add the multiple attribute to the file input.

For instance, we write

<input type="file" name="filefield" multiple="multiple" />

to add the multiple attribute to the file input to let us select multiple files from the file selection dialog.

Categories
HTML

How to stop Enter key from triggering button click with JavaScript?

To stop Enter key from triggering button click with JavaScript, we set the type attribute of the button to button.

For instance, we write

<button type="button">click me</button>

to add a button with type attribute button to stop pressing enter from trigger a button click.

Categories
HTML

How to ensure a select form field is submitted when it is disabled with HTML?

To ensure a select form field is submitted when it is disabled with HTML, we set the name of a hidden input to the same name as the disabled select element.

For instance, we write

<select name="myselect" disabled="disabled">
  <option value="myselectedvalue" selected="selected">My Value</option>
  ....
</select>
<input type="hidden" name="myselect" value="myselectedvalue" />

to add a select and a hidden input element.

We set the name attribute of both elements to myselect.

And then the value of the hidden input will be submitted to the server.

Categories
HTML

How to clear icon inside input text with HTML?

To clear icon inside input text with HTML, we add a search input.

For instance, we write

<input type="search" />

to add an input with type attribute search to add a search input, which has the clear icon on the right of the box.

Categories
HTML

How to make an HTML text box show a hint when empty?

To make an HTML text box show a hint when empty, we set the placeholder attribute.

For instance, we write

<input name="email" placeholder="Email Address" />

to set the placeholder attribute to Email Address to show that as the placeholder when the input is empty.