HTML checked Attribute

❮ HTML Attributes


<input type="checkbox" name="demo" value="accept" checked>
<label for="demo"> I accept your cookies</label><br>
<input type="submit" value="Submit" >


The checked attribute should be used only for check box <input type="checkbox">and <input radio type="radio"> form controls.

The presence of this attribute indicates that the control should be displayed in its checked state.

Standard Syntax

HTML:<input type="radio|checkbox" checked>,
XHTML:<input type="radio|checkbox" checked/>

Browser Support


Applies to:

The checked attribute can be used on the following element:

Element Attribute
<input> checked

Attribute Values

Value Description
checked This is a boolean attribute, the presence of a boolean attribute on an element represents the true value, and the absence of the attribute represents the false value.
❮ HTML Attributes