HTML forms

Required Reading


  1. interactive HTML tools
  2. HTML Tag lists
  3. HTML Specifications


Forms provide a method of collecting information from the user and sending it to the server. We will see later how to store this information in a database on the server and later to retrieve it and process it. For now, we look only at building the forms to collect the information.

The key idea is to create a form element which contains general html and also contains the following control elements