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HTML Datalist Tag

The HTML <datalist> tag is is used to provide an auto complete feature on form element. It provides a list of predefined options to the users to select data.

The datalist tag is introduced in HTML5.

The <datalist> tag should be used with an <input< element that contains a "list" attribute. The value of "list" attribute is linked with the datalist id.

The HTML datalist tag supports global and event attributes also.

HTML datalist tag example

Let's see the simple example of HTML5 datalist tag. If you press A, it will show a list of cricketers starting with A letter.

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