HTML tabindex Attribute

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The HTML tabindex attribute define the tab order of an element in an HTML document. It is a global attribute that means it can be used on any HTML element.


Following is the syntax −

<tagname tabindex=”number”></tagname>


Let us see an example of HTML tabindex Attribute −

Live Demo

<!DOCTYPE html>
   body {
      color: #000;
      height: 100vh;
      background-color: #8BC6EC;
      background-image: linear-gradient(135deg, #8BC6EC 0%, #9599E2 100%);
      text-align: center;
   p {
      font-size: 1.2rem;
<h1>HTML tabindex Attribute</h1>
<p tabindex="5">I'm paragraph.</p>
<p tabindex="4">I'm paragraph.</p>
<p tabindex="3">I'm paragraph.</p>
<p tabindex="2">I'm paragraph.</p>
<p tabindex="1">I'm paragraph.</p>
<p>Now, try to navigate through paragraph using tab key</p>


Now try to navigate through paragraph using the tab key.

Published on 24-Sep-2019 11:29:10