HTMLFormElement.action

The HTMLFormElement.action property represents the action of the <form> element.

The action of a form is the program that is executed on the server when the form is submitted. This property can be retrieved or set.

Syntax

var string = form.action;
form.action = string;

Example

form.action = '/cgi-bin/publish';

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
HTML Living Standard
The definition of 'HTMLFormElement: action' in that specification.
Living Standard

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