HTML checked attribute

Checked attribute decides that which option should be checked initially in an option list.


<p>checked attribute gives default value to the input</p>
 <input type="radio" name="gender" value="Male">Male
 <input type="radio" name="gender" value="Female" checked>Female
 <input type="radio" name="gender" value="Other">Other
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It is a boolean attribute. The presence of this attribute checks radio button or input option initially.

Related Tags

The tags that support checked attribute are given below.

<input> tag

input tags represents an input field in a form. checked attribute should be used when 'radio' or 'checkbox' are the types of input element.

In the above example, the type of input control is 'radio'.

In the following example , the type of input control is 'checkbox'.


<input type="checkbox" name="gender" value="Male">Male
<input type="checkbox" name="gender" value="Female" checked>Female
<input type="checkbox" name="gender" value="Other" >Other

Related Pages

You can visit type attribute of input tag. type attribute indicates the type of data in input field.

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