The specification was updated by Before the change, maxlength/minlength limits |value| length, not |API value| length. In <textarea>, a single linebreak is represented as CR LF in |value|, and LF in |API value|. Firefox and Edge incorrectly applied to |API value|, and WebKit and Blink correctly applied to |value|. But the specification followed Firefox and Edge.


Working draft or equivalent

Status in Chromium


Enabled by default (tracking bug) in:

  • Chrome for desktop release 55
  • Chrome for Android release 55
  • Android WebView release 55

Consensus & Standardization

After a feature ships in Chrome, the values listed here are not guaranteed to be up to date.

  • Shipped/Shipping
  • Shipped/Shipping
  • No signal
  • Mixed signals


Search tags

HTML, Forms,

Last updated on 2020-11-09