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.

accept was introduced in Microsoft Internet Explorer 6

See also