HTML5 | <meter> Tag

It is used to define the measurement of scale in a well defined range with a frictional value. It is also known as gauge. It is used in Disk use, relevance query result, etc.


<meter attributes...> </meter>

Attributes: This tag contains many attributes which are listed below:

  • form: It belongs to one or more forms that it belongs too.
  • max: It is used to specify the maximum value of a range.
  • min: It is used to specify the minimum value of a range.
  • high: It is used to specify the range considered to be a high value.
  • low: It is used to specify the range value that is considered to be low.
  • Optimum: It is used to specify the optimum value for the range.
  • value: It is used to specify the required or actual value of the range.


<!DOCTYPE html>
        <title>meter tag</title>
        <p>Meter Tag:</p>
        Sachin's score: <meter value="5" min="0" max="10">5 out of 10</meter>
        <br>Laxma sxore: <meter value="0.5">50% from 100% </meter>


Supported Browsers: The browser supported by <meter> tag are listed below:

  • Safari 6.0
  • Google Chrome 8.0
  • Firefox 6.0
  • Opera 11.0
  • Internet Explorer 13.0

Important Note : The meter tag should not be used to indicate progress (as in a progress bar). For progress bars, use the progress tag.

This article is attributed to GeeksforGeeks.org

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