:input Selector

Selects all input, textarea, select and button elements.


The :input selector basically selects all form controls.

Finds all input elements.

  <input type="button" value="Input Button" />
  <input type="checkbox" />
  <input type="file" />
  <input type="hidden" />
  <input type="image" />
  <input type="password" />
  <input type="radio" />
  <input type="reset" />
  <input type="submit" />
  <input type="text" />
<div id="messages"></div>
textarea {
  height: 25px;
var allInputs = $(":input");
var formChildren = $("form > *");
  "Found " +
    allInputs.length +
    " inputs and the form has " +
    formChildren.length +
    " children."

$("form").submit(function (event) {

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