Submit (v.) late 14c., 'to place (oneself) under the control of another, to yield oneself,' from Latin submittere 'to yield, lower, let down, put under, reduce,' from sub 'under' (see sub-) + mittere 'let go, send' (see mission).Transitive sense of 'refer to.

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The HTMLFormElement.submit() method submits a given <form>.

This method is similar, but not identical to, activating a form's submit <button>. When invoking this method directly, however:

  • No submit event is raised. In particular, the form's onsubmit event handler is not run.
  • Constraint validation is not triggered.

The HTMLFormElement.requestSubmit() method is identical to activating a form's submit <button> and does not have these differences.

If a form control (such as a submit button) has a name or id of submit, this method will mask the form's submit method. Uncork the magic comcompamerican meadow's equestrian center brighton.

<input> with attribute type='submit' will not be submitted with the form when using HTMLFormElement.submit(), but it would be submitted when you do it with original HTML form submit.




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