The HTML <textarea> tag is used to define a multi-line text input control.
It can hold unlimited number of characters and the texts are displayed in a fixed-width font (usually courier).
The size of the HTML textarea is defined by <cols> and <rows> attribute, or it can also be defined through CSS height and width properties.
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HTML Textarea form attribute
The form attribute specifies one or more forms the text area belongs to.Test it Now
The textarea element above is outside the form , but it is still the part of the form.
Note: The form attribute is not supported in Internet Explorer.