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The HTML | action Attribute is used to specify where the form data is to be sent to the server after the submission of the form. It can be used in the <form> element. 

<form action="URL">

Attribute Values: 
URL: It is used to specify the URL of the document where the data is to be sent after the submission of the form. 
The possible values of the URL are: 

  • absolute URL: It points to another website link. For Example: 
  • relative URL: It is used to point to a file within a webpage. For Example:

Example-1: This Example illustrates the use of action attribute. 


<!DOCTYPE html>
    <title>HTML action Attribute</title>
    <h2>HTML action Attribute</h2>
    <form action="test.php" method="post" id="users">
        <label for="username">Username:</label>
        <input type="text" name="name" id="username"><br><br>
        <label for="password">Password:</label>
        <input type="password" name="pass"  id="password">
    <button onclick="myGeeks()">Submit</button><br><br>
    <b>After Submitting the form-data will sent to the "test.php" page on the server.</b>



Supported Browsers: The browser supported by HTML action attribute are listed below. 

  • Google Chrome
  • Internet Explorer
  • Firefox
  • Opera
  • Safari


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Last Updated : 13 Dec, 2022
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