HTML <keygen> tag generates a secure key-pair field for HTML form.
Note: The <keygen> tag is newly introduced in HTML5. HTML <keygen> tag mostly supported in all major web browsers.
User Name: <input type="text" />
Password: <input type="password" />
<keygen name="algo" keytype="rsa" />
<input type="submit" value="Submit">
Tag Specific Attributes Support
Following are few keygen tag attributes that are supported by <keygen> tag.
|autofocus||autofocus||Represents autofocus on keygen element on page load|
|disabled||disabled||Represents whether the keygen element is disabled on page load or not|
|Represents the key of the security algorithms like dsa, rsa etc|
|name||keygen_name||Represents name of the keygen element|
Standard Attributes Support
HTML <keygen> tag supports mostly all HTML Attributes. Following are some most common attributes that are used by <keygen> tag. You can get more details about available HTML Attributes here.
|class||user_defined||Represents a style for an element which is used in CSS style sheet|
|id||user_defined||Represents unique id for an element|
|style||css_properties||Represents an inline style for an element for e.g style=”color:red;text-decoration:underline;”|
|title||user_defined||Represents a tooltip information for an elements like img, a, abbr etc|
Event Attributes Support
The “script” is invoked when a certain “event” occurs. Each event handler content attribute deals with a different event. HTML <keygen> tag supports mostly all HTML Event Attributes. Following are some most common event attributes that are used by <keygen> tag. You can get more details about available HTML Event Attributes here.
|onclick||script||Event Fires immediately when mouse click on the specified element|
|ondblclick||script||Event Fires immediately when mouse double-click on the specified element|
|onkeydown||script||Event Fires immediately when user is pressing a down key from keyboard|
|onkeypress||script||Event Fires immediately when user presses a key from keyboard|
|onkeyup||script||Event Fires immediately when user releases a key from keyboard|
|onmousedown||script||Event Fires immediately when mouse pointer gets down from an element|
|onmousemove||script||Event Fires immediately when mouse pointer moves over an element|
|onmouseout||script||Event Fires immediately when mouse pointer gets out from an element|
|onmouseover||script||Event Fires immediately when mouse pointer moves over an element|
|onmouseup||script||Event Fires immediately when a mouse pointer is released over an element|