mpen mpen - 1 year ago 73
HTML Question

What values for checked and selected are false?

I think according to W3 spec, you're supposed to do

<input type="checkbox" checked="checked" />



But, most browsers will accept it you just write "CHECKED" and don't give it a value. So, what if you do include the attribute, are there any values that would be (consistently) considered false?

Answer Source

<input type="checkbox" checked />
<input type="checkbox" checked="" />
<input type="checkbox" checked="checked" />
<input type="checkbox" checked="true" />
<input type="checkbox" checked="false" />
<input type="checkbox" checked="1" />
<input type="checkbox" checked="0" />
<input type="checkbox" checked="yes" />
<input type="checkbox" checked="no" />
<input type="checkbox" checked="y" />
<input type="checkbox" checked="n" />

Renders everything checked in all modern browsers (FF3.6, Chrome 10, IE8).

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