HTML - <isindex> tag


The HTML <isindex> tag is used for querying a document through a text field. The tag can be used anywhere but head tag is preferable. It is a deprecated tag and should not be used.


<!Doctype html>

      <title>HTML isindex Tag</title>
      <isindex prompt = "Search" />


Global Attributes

This tag supports all the global attributes described in − HTML Attribute Reference

Specific Attributes

The HTML <isindex> tag also supports the following additional attributes −

Attribute Value Description
prompt string Label for the text field
action URL used when a query needs to be sent to a different URL

Event Attributes

This tag supports all the event attributes described in − HTML Events Reference

Browser Support

Chrome Firefox IE Opera Safari Android
Yes (partial) Yes (partial) Yes (partial) Yes (partial) Yes (partial) No