HTML Input Types - W3Schools Online The type attribute specifies the type of element to Differences Between HTML 4.01 and HTML5. HTML5 has the following new input types APIs, such as the File API. In this article I will cover the first three of them and what it means for you as web developer.You can see all of these new input types in action with their code listed below at HTML5 Forms input types demo. The new file input type allows you to upload not only single files but multiple files. By using this input type you can you can simply allow the user to W3schools Input Type - Page 1/1 - Rechercher.