HTML5 <meter> Tag
Use the meter element to measure data within a given range:
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Definition and Usage
The <meter> tag defines a measurement. Used only for measurements with a known minimum and maximum value. This is also known as a gauge.
The <meter> tag should not be used as a progress bar. For progress bars, use the <progress> tag.
Differences Between HTML 4.01 and HTML5
The <meter> tag is new in HTML5
New : New in HTML5.
|formNew||number||Specifies which form this meter belongs to|
|highNew||number||Specifies at which point the measurement's value is consider a high value|
|lowNew||number||Specifies at which point the measurement's value is consider a low value|
|maxNew||number||Specifies the maximum value. Default value is 1.0|
|minNew||number||Specifies the minimum value. Default value is 0|
|optimumNew||number||Specifies what measurement's value is the best value|
|valueNew||number||Required. Specifies the measurement's current or "measured" value|
The <meter> tag also supports the Standard Attributes in HTML5.
The <meter> tag also supports the Event Attributes in HTML5.