The HTMLFormElement.method property represents the HTTP method used to submit the <form>.

Syntax

var string = form.method;
form.method = string;

Example

document.forms['myform'].method = 'post';

Specification

HTML 5, Section 4.10.19.6, Form submission

DOM Level 2 HTML: method

Browser compatibility

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ChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafariAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge MobileFirefox for AndroidOpera for AndroidSafari on iOSSamsung Internet
Basic supportChrome Full support YesEdge ? Firefox Full support YesIE ? Opera Full support YesSafari ? WebView Android ? Chrome Android Full support YesEdge Mobile ? Firefox Android Full support YesOpera Android Full support YesSafari iOS ? Samsung Internet Android ?

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