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How to disable text auto correction in iPhone web app

To turn off iPhone auto correction feature (predictive dictionary) on textboxes, add autocorrect="off" attribute to your input tag.

<input type="text" id="keyword" name="keyword" 
autocorrect="off" />

You can also turn off auto capitalising/capitalizing feature by adding autocapitalize="off" attribute.

<input type="text" id="keyword" name="keyword" 
autocorrect="off" autocapitalize="off" />

And lastly, you can turn off auto complete in a similar way.

<input type="text" id="keyword" name="keyword" 
autocorrect="off" autocapitalize="off" autocomplete="off" />

More HTML tips for iPhone web apps can be found in Building iPhone Apps with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript book published by O’Reilly Media, Inc.

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