HyperText Markup Language/Tag List/form

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Use[edit]

This lets the user create a form. This element lets the web page owner gather information from the users.

For a brief introduction, see the HyperText Markup Language/Forms section of this book.

Example[edit]

<form method="post" action="SignIn.php">
<input type="text" name="UserName" size="6">
<input type="password" name="Password" size="6">
</form>

Required attributes[edit]

method[edit]

Specifies how information from a form transfers to a Web Server.

action[edit]

Identifies the Web Page or CGI that the information from the form is to be sent.

Optional attributes[edit]

class[edit]

Associated CSS classes.

id[edit]

A string that will be unique throughout the page.

lang[edit]

The ISO language code.

onreset[edit]

A declared script that is run before a form's data is erased.

onSubmit[edit]

A declared script that is run before a form is submitted.

style[edit]

Inline CSS commands.

title[edit]

Advisory title.

Standard attributes[edit]

More info[edit]

A link to a page with more info, then the name of the site the info came from (i.e. W3Schools).