Disable Chrome form autocomplete

Google Chrome ignores the autocomplete=”off” or automcomplete=”false” in forms.

At the time of the writing the following did the trick. You set the input field to a readonly state and remove the attribute after loading the page.

Why a timeout?

If you try to remove the readonly on document ready it will not work on Chrome. Also, if you use the on focus event, the iPad keyboard will not show up.


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