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Definition

The <data> tag is used for showing human-readable content along with a value that is machine-readable.

The <data> tag was introduced in HTML5.

Example


<table>
  <tr>
    <th>Fruit</th>
    <th>Colour</th>
    <th>Quantity</th>
  </tr>
  <tr>
    <td><data value="11111">Banana</data><td>
    <td>Yellow</td>
    <td>5</td>
  </tr>
  <tr>
    <td><data value="22222">Pea</data><td>
    <td>Green</td>
    <td>50</td>
  </tr>
</table>
Fruit Colour Quantity
Banana Yellow 5
Pea Green 50

Required Attributes

value specifies the machine-readable content.

Optional Attributes

NONE

Global Attributes

Common

class - specifies a classname for the element allowing you to apply the style of the predefined class to the content.


<data class="classname">Data content here</data>

id - specifies a unique id for the element allowing you to apply the style of the predefined id to the content.


<data id="idname">Data content here</data>

style - specifies an inline style for the element allowing you to apply the style to the content.


<data style="color:red;text-align:left">Data content here</data>

title - specifies extra information about the content.


<data title="information about the content">Data content here</data>

Keyboard

accesskey - specifies a keyboard shortcut to associate with the element.


<data accesskey="aKeyValue">Data content here</data>

tabindex - specifies a tab order for the element.


<data tabindex="someNumber">Data content here</data>

Language

dir - specifies the directional flow of the content.


<data dir="ltr">Data content here</data>   <!-- The text will flow from left to right -->
<data dir="rtl">Data content here</data>   <!-- The text will flow from right to left -->

lang - specifies a language code for the content of the element.


<data lang="en">Data content here</data>

spellcheck - specifies whether the element is to have its spelling checked.


<!-- Valid values are true and  false - default is inherited / browser specific. -->
<data spellcheck="true">Data content here</data>

translate - specifies whether the content of the element can be translated.


<!-- Valid values are yes and  no - default is yes. -->
<data translate="no">Data content here</data> 

Miscellaneous

contenteditable - specifies whether the content of the element is editable.


<!-- Valid values are true and  false - default is inherited. -->
<data contenteditable="false">Data content here</data> 

draggable - specifies whether the the element is draggable.

Only text selections, images, and links can be dragged.


<!-- Valid values are true and  false - default is browser specific. -->
<data draggable="true">Data content here</data>

hidden - specifies whether the element is not yet, or no longer, relevant.


<!-- Valid values are an empty string or hidden -->
<data hidden>Data content here</data> 
<data hidden="hidden">Data content here</data> 

Event Attributes

Document

onabort - The JavaScript code to be run on abort.


<data onabort="go()">Data content here</data>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

onerror - The JavaScript code to be run when an error occurs when the file is being loaded.


<data onerror="go()">Data content here</data>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

onload - The JavaScript code to be run when the document is loaded.


<data onload="go()">Data content here</data>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

onresize - The JavaScript code to be run when the browser window is resized.


<data onresize="go()">Data content here</data>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

onscroll - The JavaScript code to be run when the scrollbar of an element is being scrolled.


<data onscroll="go()">Data content here</data>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

onunload - The JavaScript code to be run once a page has unloaded or the browser window has been closed.


<data onunload="go()">Data content here</data>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

Document Element

oncopy - The JavaScript code to be run when the user copies the content of an element.


<data oncopy="go()">Data content here</data>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

oncut - The JavaScript code to be run when the user cuts the content of an element.


<data oncut="go()">Data content here</data>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

onpaste - The JavaScript code to be run when the user pastes some content into an element.


<data onpaste="go()">Data content here</data>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

Drag and Drop

ondrag - The JavaScript code to be run when an element is dragged.


<data ondrag="go()">Data content here</data>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

ondragend - The JavaScript code to be run when an element has stopped being dragged.


<data ondragend="go()">Data content here</data>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

ondragenter - The JavaScript code to be run when an element has been dragged to a valid drop target.


<data ondragenter="go()">Data content here</data>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

ondragleave - The JavaScript code to be run when an element leaves a valid drop target.


<data ondragleave="go()">Data content here</data>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

ondragover - The JavaScript code to be run when an element is being dragged over a valid drop target.


<data ondragover="go()">Data content here</data>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

ondragstart - The JavaScript code to be run at the start of a drag operation.


<data ondragstart="go()">Data content here</data>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

ondrop - The JavaScript code to be run when dragged element is being dropped.


<data ondrop="go()">Data content here</data>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

Form

onblur - The JavaScript code to be run on abort.


<data onblur="go()">Data content here</data>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

onchange - The JavaScript code to be run when object changed and attempt to leave field.


<data onchange="go()">Data content here</data>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

oncontextmenu - The JavaScript code to be run when a context menu is triggered.


<data oncontextmenu="go()">Data content here</data>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

onfocus - The JavaScript code to be run when the element gets focus.


<data onfocus="go()">Data content here</data>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

oninput - The JavaScript code to be run when an element gets user input.


<data oninput="go()">Data content here</data>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

oninvalid - The JavaScript code to be run when an element is invalid.


<data oninvalid="go()">Data content here</data>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

onreset - The JavaScript code to be run when the reset button of a form is clicked.


<data onreset="go()">Data content here</data>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

onselect - The JavaScript code to be run when some or all of the contents of an object are selected.


<data onselect="go()">Data content here</data>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

onsubmit - The JavaScript code to be run when a form is submitted.


<data onsubmit="go()">Data content here</data>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

Keyboard

onkeydown - The JavaScript code to be run when an element is in focus and keyboard key is pressed.


<data onkeydown="go()">Data content here</data>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

onkeypress - The JavaScript code to be run when an element is in focus and keyboard key is pressed down and released.


<data onkeypress="go()">Data content here</data>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

onkeyup - The JavaScript code to be run when an element is in focus and keyboard key is released.


<data onkeyup="go()">Data content here</data>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

Media

oncanplay - The JavaScript code to be run when a file has buffered enough so it is ready to start playing.


<data oncanplay="go()">Data content here</data>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

oncanplaythrough - The JavaScript code to be run when a file can be played all the way to the end without further need of buffering.


<data oncanplaythrough="go()">Data content here</data>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

oncuechange - The JavaScript code to be run when the cue changes when using the track element.


<data oncuechange="go()">Data content here</data>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

ondurationchange - The JavaScript code to be run when the length of the media is changed.


<data ondurationchange="go()">Data content here</data>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

onemptied - The JavaScript code to be run when a media resource element suddenly becomes empty, usually due to an error.


<data onemptied="go()">Data content here</data>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

onended - The JavaScript code to be run when the media has reach the end.


<data onended="go()">Data content here</data>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

onloadeddata - The JavaScript code to be run when media data is loaded and playback can start.


<data onloadeddata="go()">Data content here</data>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

onloadedmetadata - The JavaScript code to be run when metadata has been loaded.


<data onloadedmetadata="go()">Data content here</data>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

onloadstart - The JavaScript code to be run when the media resource has started loading.


<data onloadstart="go()">Data content here</data>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

onpause - The JavaScript code to be run when the media resource has been paused.


<data onpause="go()">Data content here</data>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

onplay - The JavaScript code to be run when the media resource starts playback.


<data onplay="go()">Data content here</data>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

onplaying - The JavaScript code to be run when playback has already begun.


<data onplaying="go()">Data content here</data>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

onprogress - The JavaScript code to be run when the browser is fetching the media data.


<data onprogress="go()">Data content here</data>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

onratechange - The JavaScript code to be run when the playback rate changes.


<data onratechange="go()">Data content here</data>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

onseeked - The JavaScript code to be run when the seeking attribute is set to false indicating that seeking has finished.


<data onseeked="go()">Data content here</data>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

onseeking - The JavaScript code to be run hen the seeking attribute is set to true indicating that seeking is currently active.


<data onseeking="go()">Data content here</data>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

onstalled - The JavaScript code to be run when the browser is unable to continue fetching media data.


<data onstalled="go()">Data content here</data>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

onsuspend - The JavaScript code to be run when media data has stopped before being completely loaded.


<data onsuspend="go()">Data content here</data>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

ontimeupdate - The JavaScript code to be run when the media resources current playback position has changed.


<data ontimeupdate="go()">Data content here</data>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

onvolumechange - The JavaScript code to be run when the volume has changed or been muted.


<data onvolumechange="go()">Data content here</data>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

onwaiting - The JavaScript code to be run when the media resource has paused but is expected to resume.


<data onwaiting="go()">Data content here</data>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

Mouse

onclick - The JavaScript code to be run when a mouse is clicked on the element.


<data onclick="go()">Data content here</data>   <!-- Executes the go() function --> 

ondblclick - The JavaScript code to be run when a mouse is double clicked on the element.


<data ondblclick="go()">Data content here</data>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

onmousedown - The JavaScript code to be run when the mouse button is pressed down while the cursor is over the element.


<data onmousedown="go()">Data content here</data>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

onmousemove - The JavaScript code to be run when the mouse button is moved.


<data onmousemove="go()">Data content here</data>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

onmouseout - The JavaScript code to be run when the mouse cursor moves off an element.


<data onmouseout="go()">Data content here</data>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

onmouseover - The JavaScript code to be run when the mouse cursor moves over an element.


<data onmouseover="go()">Data content here</data>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

onmouseup - The JavaScript code to be run when the mouse button is released while the cursor is over the element.


<data onmouseup="go()">Data content here</data>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

onwheel - The JavaScript code to be run when the mouse wheel rolls up or down over an element.


<data onwheel="go()">Data content here</data>   <!-- Executes the go() function -->

Window

NONE

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