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💼 This rule is enabled in the following configs: ☑️ recommended, 🔒 strict.

Enforce that autoFocus prop is not used on elements. Autofocusing elements can cause usability issues for sighted and non-sighted users, alike.

Rule options

This rule takes one optional object argument of type object:

    "rules": {
        "jsx-a11y/no-autofocus": [ 2, {
            "ignoreNonDOM": true

For the ignoreNonDOM option, this determines if developer created components are checked.


<div />


<div autoFocus />
<div autoFocus="true" />
<div autoFocus="false" />
<div autoFocus={undefined} />

Accessibility guidelines

General best practice (reference resources)