HTML textarea Tag required Attribute Tutorial

In this section, we will learn what the required attribute is and how to use it.

What is required Attribute in HTML <textarea> Tag?

When we have a <textfield> element in a form of an HTML document and we want to make sure users fill that field as well, we can use the `required` attribute.

Setting this attribute in a <textfield>, requires users to fill the field with data. Otherwise, the form won’t be submitted to a server if users clicked a submit button. Also, browsers show an error message in such cases, warning that the users need to fill the textarea with a value before submitting the form to a server.

HTML required Attribute in <textarea> Tag Syntax:

<textarea required> </textarea>

<textarea> Tag required Attribute Values

We only need to put the required attribute in the opening tag of the <textarea> element. This attribute does not need a value.

Example: using required attribute in HTML <textarea> tag

See the Pen using required attribute in HTML <textarea> tag by Omid Dehghan (@odehghan) on CodePen.


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