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HTML Global Attributes

HTML Global AttributesIn this tutorial, you will learn Global Attributes which are common for all HTML elements. The global attributes assist by both standard and non-standard elements.
The global attributes can be use with all elements, even it may not have any effect on many elements.

HTML defines many attributes that are common to all elements. These attributes may be specified on all elements, with some exceptions where it is not suitable. Like

section of the document E.g , <script>, <base> etc.

HTML Global Attributes are:

Attributes Value Description
Contenteditable true/false It confirm whether the content within an element is editable.
class classname It is used to give the class name for the element. It is mostly use with the CSS stylesheet.
accesskey character It is used to create keyboard shortcuts for the element.
data-* somevalue It is used to save element-specific private data that can be retrieve by Javascript.
contextmenu menu_id It describe the id for the element that is used as a context menuย  for an element.
draggable true/false/auto It defines either the content within an element is portable or not using Drag and Drop API.
dropzone copy/move/link It defines the action is taken on the dragged element when it is dropped, ยฌยฌ such as whether it is copied, moved or linked.
id id It defines a unique id for the element. It can be use with CSS and JavaScript.
style style It is used to apply inline CSS to the element.
spellcheck true false It defines either the content should be checked for spelling errors or not.
title text It is used to give the title, or some extra information about the element.
translate yes/no It defines whether the content of the element should be translated when the webย  page is localized or not.

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Nicholas Stimpson • Edited on

That list is a bit out-of-date now. Maybe worth consulting the HTML5 spec to see what's new and what's been removed.

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