Supported Input Values

Supported values for the input element are described here.

Input Type Values

Safari supports many different input types. They can be specified using the type attribute of the input element. These input types are listed below.

button

A button input type. More versatile than a submit button.

checkbox

A standard checkbox.

color

An input control for specifying a RGB color value. The user can select a color from a color well.

date

An input control for specifying a date value. The user can select a month, day of the month, and year. Unlike datetime, date does not offer the time of day.

Availability

Available for iOS 5.0 and later.

datetime

An input control for specifying a date and time value. The user can select a month, day of the month, year, and time of day.

Availability

Available for iOS 5.0 and later.

datetime-local

An input control for specifying a date and time value where the format depends on the locale.

Availability

Available for iOS 5.0 and later.

email

A text field for specifying an email address. Brings up a keyboard optimized for email address entry for iOS.

Availability

Available for iOS.

file

A file upload interface.

hidden

A hidden input type (to store values without showing them on the page). Note that the input can still be seen in the page source.

image

An image that acts as an input.

month

An input control for selecting a month.

Availability

Available for iOS 5.0 and later.

number

A text field for specifying a number. Brings up a number pad keyboard for iOS. Specifying an input type of \d* or [0-9]* is equivalent to using this type.

Availability

Available for iOS.

password

A visually shielded password field.

radio

A radio button.

range

A slider. Its minimum value should be set with the min attribute, its maximum value should be set with max, and its discrete step size should be set with step.

Support Level

Apple extension.

reset

A reset button for a form.

search

A search field. Uses the onsearch, incremental, placeholder, autosave, and results attributes in addition to standard HTML attributes.

submit

A submission button for a form.

tel

A text field for specifying a phone number. Brings up a phone pad keyboard for iOS.

Availability

Available for iOS.

text

A standard text field.

time

An input control for specifying a time value. The user can select the hour, minute, and optionally AM or PM.

Availability

Available for iOS 5.0 and later.

url

A text field for specifying a URL. Brings up a keyboard optimized for URL entry for iOS.

Availability

Available for iOS.