HTML Element Reference

"form" - html element

  • This element defines an interactive form.
  • Starttag <form> is Required and endtag </form> is Required
  • The element should contains form controls like 'input' , 'select' , 'textarea' and 'button' , which is used as interaction with the form.
  • Browsers that support the form - element : Internet Explorer Mozilla Firefox Opera Google Chrome Apple Safari
Element "form" example:
<html>
  <body>
    <form action="tryexamples/getFerrari.php"
         title="get a Car">
      <fieldset>
        <legend>Buy a Car:</legend>
        Type : <input type="text" name="car" value="Ferrari" /><br />
        Model: <input type="text" name="model" value="2010"/><br />
        Price : <input type="text" name="price" value="$100000"/>
      </fieldset>
      <button type="submit" >Get the car</button>
      <button type="reset" >Reset form</button>
    </form>
  </body>
</html>


Attributes:
accept , accept-charset , action (required), class , dir , enctype (Initial: application/x-www-form-urlencoded), id , lang , method (Initial: get), name , style , target , title

Attribute "accept" value(s): content-type-list
  • Specifies a comma-separated list of content types that a server processing this form will handle correctly.
  • Content types are case-insensitive. Examples of content types include "text/html", "image/png", "image/gif", "video/mpeg", "text/css", and "audio/basic".



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