HTML <textarea> spellcheck Attribute

❮ HTML <textarea> tag


<form action="action.php">
  <textarea spellcheck="true" name="textareaText">Hello world!</textarea>

  <input type="submit" value="Submit">


The spellcheck Specifies whether the <textarea> is subject to spell checking by the underlying browser/OS.

Standard Syntax

<textarea spellcheck="default|false|true">...</textarea>

Browser Support


Attribute Values

Value Description
default Specifies that the element is to act according to a default behavior, possibly based on the parent element's own spellcheck value.
false Specifies that the element should not be spell checked.
true Specifies that the element needs to have its spelling and grammar checked.
❮ HTML <textarea> tag