HTML DOM isContentEditable Property

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The HTML DOM isContentEditable property returns whether the content of an element can be modified or not.

Syntax

Following is the syntax −

Returning boolean value - true/false

HTMLElementObject.isContentEditable

Boolean Values

Here, “booleanValue” is returned −

booleanValueDetails
trueIt defines that the content of HTMLElementObject is editable.
falseIt defines that the content of HTMLElementObject is not editable.

Example

Let us see an example for isContentEditableproperty −

 Live Demo

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
<title>isContentEditable</title>
<style>
   form {
      width:70%;
      margin: 0 auto;
      text-align: center;
   }
   * {
      padding: 2px;
      margin:5px;
   }
   input[type="button"] {
      border-radius: 10px;
   }
</style>
</head>
<body>
<form>
<fieldset>
<legend>isContentEditable</legend>
<label for="textSelect">Full Name:
<input type="text" id="textSelect" contentEditable="true" placeholder="John Doe">
</label><br>
<label for="emailSelect">Email:
<input type="email" id="emailSelect" placeholder="John@example.com">
</label>
<input type="button" onclick="confirmtext()" value="Submit">
<div id="divDisplay"></div>
</fieldset>
</form>
<script>
   var divDisplay = document.getElementById("divDisplay");
   var inputText = document.getElementById("textSelect");
   var inputEmail = document.getElementById("emailSelect");
   divDisplay.textContent = 'NOTE: Email will be not editable once submitted';
   function confirmtext() {
      inputEmail.disabled = !inputEmail.isContentEditable;
      inputText.disabled = !inputText.isContentEditable;
      divDisplay.textContent = 'Details Submitted';
   }
</script>
</body>
</html>

Output

This will produce the following output −

Before clicking ‘Submit’ button −

After clicking ‘Submit’ button −

raja
Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:26

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