hx-preserve attribute allows you to keep an element unchanged during HTML replacement.
hx-preserve set are preserved by
id when htmx updates any ancestor element.
You must set an unchanging
id on elements for
hx-preserve to work.
The response requires an element with the same
id, but its type and other attributes are ignored.
Note that some elements cannot unfortunately be preserved properly, such as
<input type="text"> (focus and caret position are lost), iframes or certain types of videos. To tackle some of these cases we recommend the morphdom extension, which does a more elaborate DOM
hx-preserveis not inherited