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brandonlind2
brandonlind2
7,823 Points

What is the use of the button attribute value of button?

example

<button type="button"></button>

the MDN says its used for adding scripts, but you can add scripts to an element with .onclick(), so what I'm not understanding the reason or use of the button value

1 Answer

Dennis Le
Dennis Le
12,872 Points

It seems like you already know this. It can be confusing. To my understanding, the attribute is used to reference form data after the form has been submitted....also to reference it to JavaScript. <button type = "submit"> Click Me</button> ...the type attribute specifies the type of button. Not sure if this is what you are looking for.