HTML <meter> max Attribute

The max attribute on a <meter> tag sets the maximum value for the element. The max value must be greater than the min value.

Example

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A max attribute on a <meter> element.
The value of this meter cannot exceed the maximum value specified.

Pressure reading

14/25
<div>Pressure reading</div>

<br />
<meter min="1" max="25" value="14">14/25</meter>

Using max

The max attribute specifies the upper bound or limit of the gauge.

The max value must be greater than the min value.

If not set, the meter element uses 1 as its default maximum value.


Syntax

<meter max="number">

Values

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Value Description
number The maximum number of the gauge. Default is 1.

Browser support

Here is when max support started for each browser:

Chrome
8.0 Dec 2010
Firefox
16.0 Oct 2012
IE/Edge
13.0 Nov 2015
Opera
11.5 May 2011
Safari
6.0 Jul 2012

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