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Summary

The maxLength attribute sets an upper limit on the number of characters that can be entered in an input element.


Applies to html/elements/input

This attribute can be applied to inputs with the type text, search, url, email, telephone, and password.

Examples

View live exampleThe example text box has a max length of 12 characters.

HTML

<input maxLength="12">



Compatibility

Desktop

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Attribution

This article contains content originally from external sources.

Portions of this content come from the Microsoft Developer Network: [Windows Internet Explorer API reference Article]