<datalist> Tag in HTML 5

In this article I am going to explain about datalist tag in HTML 5.
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Definition

<datalist> Tag  in HTML 5 is used for providing an "autocomplete" feature on form elements.  <datalist> tag in HTML 5 is used to specifies a list of pre-defined options for an <input> element.

Browser Support by <datalist> tag

The <datalist> tag only supports in mozilla firefox and opera browser.

Lets take an example of <datalist> tag

<html>

<body>

    <form>

    <input list="Operating System" name="OS" />

    <datalist id="OS">

  <option value="Windows Xp">

  <option value="Windows 7">

  <option value="Linex">

  <option value="Unix">

  <option value="Mac"

</datalist>

    </form>

</body>

</html>

 

Output

 

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