HTML <progress> Tag


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<progress value="22" max="100"></progress>

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Definition and Usage

The <progress> tag represents the progress of a task.

Browser Support

The numbers in the table specify the first browser version that fully supports the element.

<progress> 8.0 10.0 16.0 6.0 11.0

Differences Between HTML 4.01 and HTML5

The <progress> tag is new in HTML5.

Tips and Notes

Tip: Use the <progress> tag in conjunction with JavaScript to display the progress of a task.

Note: The <progress> tag is not suitable for representing a gauge (e.g. disk space usage or relevance of a query result). To represent a gauge, use the <meter> tag instead.


= New in HTML5.

Attribute Value Description
max number Specifies how much work the task requires in total
value number Specifies how much of the task has been completed

Global Attributes

The <progress> tag also supports the Global Attributes in HTML.

Event Attributes

The <progress> tag also supports the Event Attributes in HTML.

Related Pages

HTML DOM reference: Progress Object

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