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The datalist tag defines a list of <option> elements that are connected to an <input> element. It provides an autocomplete feature for input elements.

Syntax

The <datalist> id attribute must match the <input> element’s list attribute.

<label for="color">Select your favorite color:</label>
<input list="colors" name="color" id="color">

<datalist id="colors">
  <option value="blue">
  <option value="green">
  <option value="yellow">
  <option value="orange">
  <option value="red">
  <option value="purple">
</datalist>

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