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accept attribute | accept property

Sets or retrieves a comma-separated list of content types.


HTML<element accept="p" ... >

p = object.accept


Property values

Type: String

Comma-separated list of content types.


The information from the list can be used to filter out nonconforming files when prompting a user to select files to be sent to the server using the <input> element with type="file".

Examples of content types include "text/html", "image/png", "image/gif", "video/mpeg", "audio/basic", "text/tcl", "text/javascript", and "text/vbscript". For the current list of registered MIME types, see MIME Media Types.

There is no functionality implemented for this property unless defined by the author.

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